Metal scrapper finds body of man in Springfield garage

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Police in Springfield say a man searching for scrap metal discovered the decomposed body of another man in a garage.

The body was reported around 4:30 a.m. Sunday. An autopsy is planned.

Springfield Lt. Christopher Russell says a man found the body after noticing that a door to a garage near an alley was open. The nearby house is vacant.