UPDATED 08/22/11 1:25 p.m.
CHICAGO (CBS) — A body was found in a garbage can Monday morning on the city’s Near West Side.READ MORE: Illinois Attorney General Now Investigating Center For Covid Control Amid Accusations Of Deception, Fraud Against Insurance Companies
The body was found in the alley behind 1445 W. Flournoy St., in the neighborhood between the campuses of the University of Illinois at Chicago and Rush University Medical Center.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Dangerous Subzero Temps, Lake Effect Snow In Some Areas
The body is that of a male of an unknown age, and was found by a scavenger, police said.
The block behind which the body was found is composed mostly of upscale brick and graystone residential buildings.MORE NEWS: Some Express Concern About Prospect Of 18-Year-Old Drivers Being Allowed To Drive Semi-Trailer Trucks Across State Lines
Police said the case is under investigation, and had no further information as of 1:20 p.m.