Update (12:20 p.m.)

Officials with the Amarillo Police Department identified the person found Thursday morning on a solid waste truck as 42-year-old Linda Michelle Mesza-Ray.

Officers said the incident remains under investigation.

Original Story:

AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) – The Amarillo Police Department announced that it is investigating a body found Thursday morning on a solid waste truck.

According to police, officers responded to the City of Amarillo Solid Waste Collection Station on the 800 block of southeast 26th Ave. at around 7:14 a.m. Thursday. While the person was identified, the name had not yet been released at the time of the report.

The department noted detectives were investigating the scene as of 9:14 a.m. However, the department confirmed that the person who was discovered was not connected to any active missing persons’ case.

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