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Police investigate discovery of body in Top Metal Buyers lot

9:27 AM, Dec 5, 2012   |    comments
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East St. Louis, IL (KSDK) - East St. Louis Police and the St. Clair County Coroner are on the scene of a gruesome discovery early today.

Workers found the body in the back of the scrap yard in a wooded area at the Top Metal Buyers operation in the 800 block of James R. Thompson and 8th Street.

There is no information about how the unidentified victim died, or whether there is evidence of foul play or an accident.

Police said they also found a bicycle nearby that could be connected.

NewsChannel 5 is at the scene of the discovery and will providie additional details as the story unfolds.


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