Girl's Body Found in Columbia Heights Trash Can

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    The body of a teen girl was found in a trash can by a Department of Public Works employee Monday afternoon in Columbia Heights in northwest Washington.

    The body was found at about 2:30 p.m. in a two-wheel trash can in an alley behind 11th Street at Fairmont Street NW.

    Teen's Body Found In Trash Can

    [DC] Teen's Body Found In Trash Can
    Police in the District investigate after the body of a teenaged girl is found in a trash can in Columbia Heights. (Published Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2010)

    D.C. Police Capt. Mike Farish said the body appears to be that of a girl in her late teens. No cause of death was immediately available.

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