OBERLIN, Ohio - Authorities in northeastern Ohio say they don't believe foul play was involved in the death of man found crushed at a recycling center.
The body of the 43-year-old man was discovered Wednesday at the Republic Services landfill near Oberlin. Authorities were still withholding his name Thursday as they tried to notify family members.
An autopsy is planned, but an investigator says it appears the man died after being crushed over and over by the compacting device in a garbage truck. His death is being treated as an accident for now.
Police noted that homeless people often sleep in trash containers, and the man might have been tipped into a garbage truck.
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