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Body found in trash can on Reynier Avenue in Los Angeles

A map shows the area where a man's body was found inside a trash container in Los Angeles on Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013. (Google Maps)

December 24, 2013 12:00:00 AM PST
Police are trying to identify a body found inside a trash container in Los Angeles.

The man's body was discovered on the 2000 block of Reynier Avenue around 2:45 p.m. Sunday. Officers were flagged down by a citizen who led them to the body.

No information was released about the approximate age of the victim. The cause of death has not been determined.

Anyone with information was asked to contact the LAPD's West Bureau Homicide investigators at (213) 382-9470.