Canada Man found inside Victoria garbage truck dies

00:07  02 august  2018
00:07  02 august  2018 Source:   msn.com

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Victoria police say a man who may have been inside a dumpster has died after he was found in a garbage truck on Wednesday.

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Victoria police say a man who may have been inside a dumpster has died after he was found in a garbage truck on Wednesday.

Shortly after police were called they say officers discovered the man suffering from serious injuries.

In a news release, police say he was rushed to hospital but died from his injuries.

Police say they're working with the BC Coroners Service to investigate the incident.

The driver of the truck wasn't hurt but police say he is being offered support.

Police say the victim has been identified but his family hasn't yet been notified and his name isn't being released.

Police say they were called shortly after 6 a.m. about the incident near the city's downtown.

"The initial investigation indicates that the man was in the box area of the garbage truck when he was injured and may have been in a dumpster that was picked up by the truck," police said in the release.

A picture released by police shows the truck sitting in a parking lot.

Suspicious fires near downtown Kelowna under investigation .
The Kelowna Fire Department was kept hopping with several spot fires Thursday night, two of them in close proximity, The first fire was reported behind the Cornerstone Shelter on Leon Avenue at Pandosy Street just after 8 p.m.Smoke was seen rising from a portable bathroom in the alley, facilities that have been added to the area because the shelter occupies a building where the plumbing is out of service.Firefighters said toilet paper was set on fire and dropped into the sewage.At 10:20 p.m., fire crews were called to a fully-involved dumpster fire behind the 7/11 at Gordon Drive and Bernard Avenue.

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