LARGO — A woman's body was found burning among the charred debris of a trash bin that caught on fire Saturday evening behind a bank, police said.
Officers responded to the trash fire at the northwest corner of Walsingham and Indian Rocks roads, behind a Wachovia branch, around 8 p.m. They discovered the woman, whose name has not been released, when the fire was extinguished.
Steve Gowski, the owner of Goose's Sports Bar nearby, said a Largo officer told him that the woman was in her 20s and homeless.
A homeless man also was found near the trash bin and hospitalized Saturday night, the officer told Gowski. Investigators remained at the scene until about 4 a.m. Sunday.
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