RENO — Police are investigating the death of a man whose body was found Monday on a conveyor belt at the Waste Management recycling center on Commercial Row.
Reno police said Monday it appears the deceased white male had been in a refuse dumpster when it was picked up by a recycling truck that morning. It is unknown which dumpster or how long he had been in there but detectives are currently tracing all the stops the truck made Monday. The cause of death is unknown and an autopsy is pending. His name is being withheld pending confirmation and notification of his next of kin.
Anyone having information relating to this crime or the suspect(s) is asked to contact the Reno Police Department at 334-2115, or Secret Witness at 322-4900, report online at www.secretwitness.com or text the tip to 847411 (TIP 411) keyword “SW.”