FORT WORTH, Texas — Three dismembered bodies were found in a burning dumpster on Wednesday, Fort Worth police confirmed.
The grisly discovery was made by Fort Worth firefighters responding to the dumpster fire at around 6:15 a.m., KXAS reported.
Police confirmed that one victim appeared to be a child, and another appeared to be a teenager or a young adult woman, but neither has been identified, The Dallas Morning News reported.
The third victim, a man, has been identified as 42-year-old David Lueras, who was known to frequent the Dallas area and has ties to Hurst, Euless, and Bedford, KXAS reported.
Developing story in Fort Worth.— Jason Allen (@CBS11JasonAllen) September 24, 2021
Dumpster on fire at this spot Wednesday morning had dismembered bodies of adult male, teen/adult female and a young child inside. pic.twitter.com/avsg5rYAew
Police also confirmed to The Dallas Morning News that the condition of the bodies has hindered the identification process and asked for the public’s assistance with the investigation.
“Identifying the perpetrators and suspects of this triple murder is the primary goal of this investigation,” the police department said in a written statement.
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