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Tampa police investigate death of man found in trash bin

TAMPA — Police are investigating the death of a man they say was found in a trash bin late Tuesday.

Someone called police after he or she passed a closed bar at 1947 W Main St., and saw a man's feet sticking up from the bin, police said.

Tampa Fire Rescue pronounced him dead on scene. The man has not been identified.

He is a black male in his mid to late 50s with salt and pepper hair, police said. He was wearing a white T-shirt, khaki pants and tennis shoes.

Police did not have a cause of death late Tuesday.

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Tampa police investigate death of man found in trash bin 04/07/10 [Last modified: Wednesday, April 7, 2010 9:38am]
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