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: 4 People Injured In Crash At 79th Street, Stony Island Avenue, South Chicago Avenue
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: Boat Flies Off Fox River And Catches Fire In Backyard, Leaving Operator Dead
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: DuPage County Advises Masks In All Public Indoor Spaces, With COVID Transmission At Substantial Levels
Police said the case is under investigation, and had no further information as of 1:20 p.m.