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UPDATED: Dead body found in trash truck around I-66 waste site

A Fairfax County police car (file photo)

(Updated at 2:05 p.m. on 2/28/2023) The contents of a truck that appears to have been carrying trash to the I-66 Transfer Station (4618 West Ox Road) included a dead body, police say.

The Fairfax County Police Department has opened an investigation into the body, which it says was found this afternoon “in a trailer used for transporting trash” in the 4600 block of West Ox Road.

A preliminary investigation found “no significant trauma” on the body, an FCPD spokesperson said.

“More details will be provided as the investigation continues,” police said.