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Burned body found in St. Pete alley

ST. PETERSBURG — Firefighters called to battle a blaze in a Dumpster outside a house at 1024 Ninth Ave. S made a grisly discovery — a charred body.

The call came in at about 11:10 p.m. Saturday.

When firefighters arrived, they found the man’s body. It was not known if the body was inside the Dumpster. Later that night, the body was covered with a plastic sheet on the ground. Police were investigating the incident as a suspicious death.

Anyone with information is asked to call (727) 893-7164.

Burned body found in St. Pete alley 02/01/09 [Last modified: Tuesday, February 3, 2009 11:56am]

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