Officers Find Woman's Body in Trash Can in Wilmington

Police are investigating the death of a woman whose body was found in a trash can in Wilmington, Delaware.

Uniform Services Division officers found the unidentified woman’s body inside a trash can on the 800 block of E. 22nd Street shortly before 3:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Investigators say the victim is an African American woman between the ages of 18 and 25.

An autopsy will be performed on the woman to determine a cause of death as well as her identity. If you have any information on the incident, please call Detective Thomas Curley at 302-576-3625.

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