Also shortly after 12:00 a.m. the Grand Junction Fire Department was called out to a fire burning in a dumpster, and they found a body inside.
The dumpster is located in the 500 block of pitkin avenue. When fire fighters arrived they quickly extinguished the flames, but when they looked inside the dumpster, they found the body of a male.
The man was pronounced dead, and his body was badly burned. The exact cause of death, and identity of the person, is not yet known.