CHICAGO (STMW) — The body of a man was found in a garbage can Monday morning in the Humboldt Park neighborhood.

The unidentified man, believed to be in his 40s, was found inside a garbage can at 850 N. Springfield Ave. and pronounced dead on the scene at 8 a.m., according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.

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Police News Affairs Officer Veejay Zala said officers responded about 7:20 a.m. and are conducting a “death investigation.”

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An autopsy is scheduled for Wednesday, the medical examiner’s office said.

Harrison Area detectives are investigating.

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