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Body Found In Dumpster Identified

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COLUMBUS, Ohio -

Columbus have identified the man who was found in a Dumpster last week, and have notified his family.

Columbus police and medic personnel were called to the scene at about 1:51 p.m. on Feb. 8, after a body was found in a Dumpster in the area of Ponderosa and Sierra Ridge drives.

A person scavenging in the dumpster found the body of a male, wrapped in bedding.

Police identified the man as 32-year-old Nathan P. Birdsall.

The cause of his death was not able to be determined by autopsy, according to a statement issued by homicide detectives.

There was no sign of trauma. Investigators are waiting for the results of toxicology tests, which take several weeks to complete.

Anyone with information is asked to call the homicide squad at 614-645-4730.

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