HARTFORD, Vt. – A woman’s body was found Tuesday within the Casella recycling processing center in Hartford, police said.
The Hartford Police Department responded to the report of a body found and determined that it was that of a deceased female, police said. The woman was later identified as 34-year-old Jessica Morehouse.
Investigators said she was likely sleeping in a dumpster. Businesses within the Hartford area had recycling bins picked up by Casella Tuesday morning.
Preliminary autopsy results determined that the incident was likely an accidental death.
Police said it appears to be an isolated incident and there is no risk to the community.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Hartford Police Department.