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Cleveland police say young children playing outside found bag with dead body inside

Posted: 9:40 AM, Sep 09, 2019
Updated: 2019-09-09 09:40:54-04
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CLEVELAND — Cleveland police and the medical examiner's office are investigating after a dead body inside a bag was discovered by young children playing, police said.

Police responded at around 7 p.m. Sunday to the area of East 88th Street and Bessemer Avenue for reports of a body found inside a bag.

Preliminary information indicated that young children playing located the bag and notified an adult relative, police said.

The medical examiner and the homicide unit is investigating this incident further.