ALABAMA UTILITY WORKER DISCOVERS BODY HIDDEN UNDER MATTRESS

BESSEMER, Ala. (AP) – Police in Alabama are investigating after a utility worker discovered a body dumped in an industrial area.

Police Lt. Christian Clemons said officers were called to the site on Wednesday morning and found the body underneath an old mattress.

News outlets report the remains were found at the end of an unfinished road in an area known for illegal trash dumping.

Clemons said the remains had been wrapped up and concealed under the old bed.

The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office said it hasn’t yet identified the victim. Bessemer police are investigating.

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4/2/2020 1:41:32 PM (GMT -5:00)

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