Chicago Firefighters Find Badly Burned Body In Dumpster
Firefighters who responded to reports of a blazing dumpster fire burning in Chicago’s Logan Square neighborhood made a gruesome discovery after putting out the flames.
via Chicago Tribune
Firefighters found a body burned beyond recognition after extinguishing a dumpster fire in the Northwest Side’s Logan Square neighborhood Sunday night, authorities said.
The fire was reported about 11:05 p.m., Chicago Police Department News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro said.
After putting out the blaze, which broke out in a dumpster in the 3100 block of North Kimball Avenue, authorities found a body but were unable to determine the victim’s age, sex or race. Those details remained unknown as of 5 a.m. this morning, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
An autopsy is scheduled for today.
This Chicago Police Department is still investigating the cause of death and working to identify the body. We’ll keep you posted….