Update on body found in Springfield dumpster

The body was removed by the medical examiner on Saturday afternoon.

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – An update on the body found in a dumpster in Springfield:

Springfield Police Sgt. John Delaney told 22News an autopsy was performed by the medical examiner on that body Sunday and they are awaiting the results. Not much is known about the identity of the body.

A civilian alerted police nearby that they thought they saw a body near 30 High Street. The body was discovered in a dumpster near an apartment building.

Homicide detectives were called in and the body was removed by the medical examiner on Saturday afternoon.