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New Orleans man found dead in a trash can was stabbed

5 years 8 months 1 week ago Tuesday, May 23 2017 May 23, 2017 May 23, 2017 11:09 AM May 23, 2017 in News
Source: Associated Press

NEW ORLEANS - A garbage collector emptying a trash can in New Orleans discovered a man's body inside.

Authorities say he had been stabbed multiple times.

New Orleans police spokeswoman Dawne Massey says the garbage collector discovered the body while emptying a city-issued trash can into a garbage truck about 9:30 a.m. Monday.

NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune reports police announced that the death is being investigated as a homicide.

The Orleans Parish Coroner's Office has not released the victim's identity or cause of death.

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