Man’s body found in Dumpster

Smoke killed transient, 50, coroner says

Police investigate the scene where Grand Junction firefighters responding to a Dumpster fire in the alley south of the 500 block of Pitkin discovered the badly burned body of a male inside the Dumpster around 1:00 a.m. Thursday.



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Police investigate the scene where Grand Junction firefighters responding to a Dumpster fire in the alley south of the 500 block of Pitkin discovered the badly burned body of a male inside the Dumpster around 1:00 a.m. Thursday.

A man who was found dead by firefighters after they extinguished a fire in a burning Dumpster early Thursday may have been turned away from a homeless shelter hours earlier, according to…




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