LEE'S SUMMIT, Missouri - Police have released the identity of the man found dead inside a burning dumpster last weekend in Lee's Summit.
The identity has been confirmed as 52-year-old Robert A. Hotujac of Kansas City, Missouri.
Police said Hotujac was found dead inside a burning dumpster Saturday night in Lee’s Summit.
Police were called out to the 800 block of Northeast Rice Road around 4:30 p.m. on a report of a fire in a dumpster behind a shopping area.
Although the fire was quickly extinguished, firefighters found a burned adult body at the bottom of the dumpster and called in police for further investigation.
Investigators are still determining how Hotujac got there and how he was burned.
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