Body found in trash can in east Detroit

Mark Hicks
The Detroit News

Detroit police are working to identify a body found on the city’s east side.

Officers were called to a home in the 12600 block of Wade at about 3:50 p.m. Tuesday after someone reported remains of a body in a trash can there, police said in a statement.

The victim’s age and gender were not yet known. Investigators did not release information about the body’s state or other details Tuesday night.