Suspect in burning body found in Dumpster arrested

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Posted on August 17, 2012 at 10:32 AM

Updated Friday, Aug 17 at 6:56 PM

Body found in dumpster

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Update: 6:50 p.m.

DALLAS - A body was found burning in a Dumpster behind a restaurant early Friday morning in the 1100 block of Graham Avenue in Dallas.

Late Friday, Dallas Police said Dietrich Shannon, 40, was arrested and charged with murder. A patrol officer found the Dumpster ablaze just after 3 a.m. Friday and called Dallas Fire Rescue. Once the flames were put out, the body was found inside.

Police have not released any other information, including the victim's identity. 

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