Man's body falls from dumpster as construction crew prepares to demo Detroit home

- A construction crew was about to demolish a vacant home Friday afternoon when they noticed a foul smell. When they checked what it was, they found a man's body in a dumpster.

The home in the 8500 block of Strathmoor was about to be demolished around 1:30 Friday afternoon. According to Detroit police, members of the construction crew started smelling strong odors.

They then started to dump a dumpster when a man's body came out. Police say he had head trauma but not elaborate any further.

Police said the victim is a black man and have no identification for him. He's currently listed as a John Doe.

Detroit Police have not released further details. We'll refresh this page as we learn more information.
 

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