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: Chicago Weather: A Few Sprinkles Overnight
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: Video From Police Shooting That Killed Adam Toledo To Be Released On Thursday, COPA Says
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: Five Things We Know About The Adam Toledo Police Shooting Case
Police said the case is under investigation, and had no further information as of 1:20 p.m.