Body found inside Prince George’s Co. donation bin

A body was discovered inside a clothing donation bin in Riverdale Park, Maryland, on Friday, police said.

A “foul odor” coming from an outdoor donation bin for clothes donations near the intersection of Jefferson Street and Kenilworth Avenue was reported to police at about 12:30 p.m. Friday, according to the Riverdale Park Police Department.

Police said they opened the bin to find a body inside.

No other information was provided by police in Riverdale Park. Prince George’s County police are investigating the death.

A map of the scene is below.

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Matt Small

Matt joined WTOP News at the start of 2020, after contributing to Washington’s top news outlet as an Associated Press journalist for nearly 18 years.

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