Body found in North Phoenix dumpster

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By Andrew Michalscheck By Andrew Michalscheck

PHOENIX -- A disturbing discovery was made Sunday morning in a dumpster in a North Phoenix neighborhood.

Police said someone called 9-1-1 after a body was discovered in a dumpster near 25th Street and Bell Road.

Detectives said they believe the body had been dumped in the trash.

The discovery has shocked a lot of neighbors.

“I mean this neighborhood has a lot of activity going on, but I never thought something like that would happen around here,” said Gabriella Cervantez.

Police have not said if the body is male or female.