July 20, 2017 10:07 am
Updated: July 21, 2017 8:05 am

Man found dead in Calgary clothing donation bin ‘not suspicious’: police

FILE: A clothing donation bin in Calgary, Alta.

Global News / Jill Croteau

Calgary police say the death of a man whose body was found in a northwest clothing donation bin is “not suspicious.”

Officers were called to North Hill Centre at around 3:30 a.m. on Thursday after a passerby spotted the body in the bin.

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Police said it appears to be an accident, and believe the victim was attempting to get clothing from the bin at the time.

The victim’s name, age and cause of death will be determined after an investigation by the medical examiner.

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