Apr 29, 2013 9:20 AM by MTN News - Butte
BUTTE - Butte Silver Bow law enforcement confirm the victim is a Butte resident, with Detective Jerome McCarthy saying the woman was leaning over the ledge of the dumpster when she somehow fell into it.
McCarthy says the death was an accident, but he can't confirm the details of the incident.
Officials say the woman's body was discovered by a passerby around 9 a.m. on Sunday. Her body was taken to the Montana State Crime Lab in Missoula for an autopsy.
Additional information about the incident is expected to be released on Monday morning.