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MINNEAPOLIS - Minneapolis police are investigating after a body was found following a dumpster fire.

Authorities say dispatchers received a call about the trash bin fire near South 39th Street between Snelling Avenue and Minnehaha Avenue South about 11:30 p.m. Thursday. Police were called to the scene a short time later because a body was found next to the dumpster.

The identity of the victim and circumstances were not immediately released.

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