A rather disturbing discovery is made this morning (Friday) at a local waste facility when a worker finds a body in a load of trash. Houston homicide investigators were called to the W-C-A Waste Corporation’s Ruffino Hills Transfer station in southwest Houston shortly after 3 am.
WCA spokesperson Mike Roy says 11 trucks had just deposited their loads at the site and the body was found as an operator was moving the waste to a transfer trailer for final disposal. Roy says all operations at the facility were shut down immediately and police were called.
Roy adds that the loads were most likely from a hotel, restuarant or hospital, not from a residential area. Investigators are still trying to determine the cause of death.
The body was that of a man, around 55 years of age. He did have his ID on him, but the name has yet to be released, pending notification of relatives.
Houston Waste Company Discovers Dead Body Near Dumping Grounds
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