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St. Louis police find human head inside dumpster

St. Louis police find human head inside dumpster

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ST. LOUIS • Officers called to a report of a human head in a dumpster found burned remains inside a trash bin in the Baden neighborhood Wednesday morning. 

Police were called to the 900 block of Canaan Avenue about 10:30 a.m. by someone who reported seeing a head. Investigators from the Homicide Unit, Bomb and Arson and the Medical Examiner's Office responded.

The victim has not yet been identified, and police were not sure of the victim's age or gender.

Two burned bodies were found in dumpsters in different St. Louis neighborhoods earlier this year.

Authorities asked anyone with information to contact CrimeStoppers at 866-371-8477. Tipsters can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward.

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