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Posted at 6:10 PM ET, 11/29/2010

Teen girl's body found in D.C. trash bin

By Martin Weil

The body of a teenage girl was found Monday in a trash receptacle in the Columbia Heights area of Northwest Washington, D.C. police said.

They said the death of the girl, who was not identified immediately, was being investigated as suspicious.

A police spokesman said the discovery was apparently made about 1 p.m. in the 1000 block of Fairmont Street.

By Martin Weil  | November 29, 2010; 6:10 PM ET
Categories:  Crime and Public Safety, DC  
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This just breaks my heart. This is someone's daughter. I can only imagine what this poor girl's final hours alive were like. God bless her family.

Posted by: brandip_77 | November 29, 2010 8:29 PM | Report abuse

Another justification for "White Flight."

Posted by: localgoober | November 29, 2010 9:54 PM | Report abuse

localgoober... Godspeed

Posted by: msdooby1 | November 29, 2010 10:46 PM | Report abuse

localgoober, don't run away. That's exactly what they want. Stay and fight back with the rest of us!!

Posted by: tjdeyoung | November 30, 2010 9:14 AM | Report abuse

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