A man who was throwing out his garbage looked inside the dumpster in Southwest Miami-Dade and found the body of a little girl inside Sunday. He called 911.
Miami-Dade Police Department detectives were investigating how her body ended up in the dumpster Tuscany Place Apartments complex, 25430 SW 137 Ave., in the Princeton area.
Officers believe the girl, who is black, is between the ages of 3 and 8. Her body was at the Medical Examiner's Office and the dumpster was towed away from the scene.
Detective Argemis Colome said they were also looking into reports of missing children. He was asking anyone with information to call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-8477.
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