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Officials: Body Found ‘Crushed’ In Pullman Recycling Bin

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CHICAGO (STMW) — A man’s body was found “crushed” inside a recycling bin at a facility in the Far South Side Pullman neighborhood.

Police responded to the recycling facility in the 600 block of East 111th Street about 7:45 a.m., police News Affairs Officer Veejay Zala said.

The body of a man in his 20s was found “crushed in a recycling bin,” a Cook County Medical Examiner’s office spokesman said. He remains unidentified late Monday.

An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday.

Area South detectives are conducting a death investigation, but police had no further details Monday night.

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