Police: Body found in trash can near Holton and Wright in Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE -- The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner tells FOX6 News they are investigating a suspicious death in the Riverwest neighborhood on Thursday evening, October 20th. Police tell us the body was found inside a dumpster.

The investigation began just after 6:30 p.m., after police say the body was discovered on N. Holton Street between E. Wright Street and Meinecke Avenue.

Police say the death is being investigated as a homicide.

The victim has been identified as 34-year-old Clinton Washington.

Death investigation near N. Holton Street

Police say the investigation into this death is early and ongoing.

Monitor FOX6 News and FOX6Now.com for updates on this developing story.