Woman's body found in dumpster covered in bloody blankets

Staff Writer
Stephenville Empire-Tribune

DALLAS (AP) — Dallas police say they found the body of a woman in a dumpster in the east Oak Cliff area Tuesday night.

The Dallas Morning News reports (http://bit.ly/1GKEoR4 ) that police received a call around 7:30 p.m. Police say witnesses told responding officers that they saw a man place a body inside the dumpster.

When officers looked inside, they found the woman's body covered in bloodstained blankets.

Police say the suspect was still in the area and has been taking into custody. His name has not been released, and the investigation is ongoing.