Denton Police Investigating Dead Body Found in Landfill

Denton police are investigating a dead body found in the city's landfill on Monday afternoon, a department spokesman said.A landfill employee found the body of an adult male when he was dumping recyclables out of his truck, Denton police spokesman Shane Kizer said. The employee called to report the body, which was partially buried under the refuse, at 12:48 p.m.The body had not yet been removed from the landfill, Kizer said. Police are investigating to determine the identity of the person and the circumstances of the death.The report involved a city recycling truck running a commercial route, the city's director of solid waste told the Denton Record-Chronicle.The landfill is located in the 1500 block of South Mayhill Road.  Continue reading...

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