TWIN FALLS, Idaho – Investigators say a body found in a bale of waste paper in Twin Falls could be a homeless man from the Boise area.
Police have not yet identified the victim, found Monday inside a 1,500-pound bale of paper destined for recycling at a manufacturing plant in Twin Falls.
But Garden City police Sgt. Abe Blount says the man is white, in his 50s and was wearing clothing consistent with a homeless person. Investigators also say it appears the bale came from a Boise Recycling center, but they are still unsure how the man got into the bale or the recycling center's waste stream.
The body was found by employees at Hamilton Manufacturing Inc. after they opened the bale of paper to prepare it for recycling.
A cause of death has not yet been determined.