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Body of woman found in burning dumpster in Virginia Beach

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Posted at 6:40 PM, Jul 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-11 18:40:18-04

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. -- Law enforcement authorities in Virginia Beach say firefighters have found the body of a woman in a burning dumpster.

Police in a statement say officers responded to a report of a dumpster fire around 12:40 p.m. Saturday.

Firefighters discovered the body after they extinguished the fire.

The Virginia Beach Fire Department and the police department’s homicide unit are jointly investigating the case.

Authorities have not provided any additional information.