Body found in Fairborn dumpster; death investigation underway

A death investigation is underway after a body was found Wednesday night inside a dumpster behind a Fairborn apartment complex.

Police were called just before 8 p.m. to apartments in the 200 block of West Dayton Yellow Springs Road.

There, they found a man’s body inside the dumpster. A handgun also was found near the man.

The Greene County Coroner’s Office also is investigating.

The man’s name has not been released, and there does not appear to be a threat to the general public, Fairborn police stated in a news release issued Thursday.

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