H-SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

Jun 24, 2013 10:23 AM by ASSOCIATED PRESS

Body found in trash can dumped in remote OC area

BREA, Calif. (AP) - Authorities say a driver made a grisly discovery in the Orange County city of Brea - a body in a trash can.

Police tell the Orange County Register that the green trash container was dumped in a remote area along Brea Canyon Road. A motorist had seen it for more than a week before deciding to investigate Friday afternoon.

The driver opened the can, saw the body and called police.

Authorities say the body is that of a male but there's no word on the age, race or cause of death.

However, investigators treating the death as a homicide.

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Information from: The Orange County Register, http://www.ocregister.com

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