A man’s body parts were found wrapped in plastic and a blanket Sunday afternoon in a garage in the Hegewisch neighborhood on the Far South Side.
The man was found dead about 3:20 p.m. in the 13300 block of South Avenue M, according to police News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro.
The woman who called police reported a strange smell coming from the garbage in the garage, according to a police source. She looked inside the garbage bag and found the man’s remains wrapped in plastic and a blanket inside.
The Cook County medical examiner’s office confirmed the fatality, but did not release additional details Sunday night. Area South detectives are conducting a death investigation.