Body found in South Shore garbage can, police say

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A death investigation is underway after a man was discovered in a garbage can in the South Shore neighborhood Saturday, according to Chicago police.

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The man, who is believed to be in his 40's, was discovered in the alley in the 7200-block of South Jeffery Blvd. just before 9 a.m. by streets and sanitation workers, police said.

The man was unresponsive and pronounced dead at the scene.

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The man has not been identified, and detectives are currently investigating and canvassing the area.

This is a developing story and will be updated when more information becomes available.
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