Unidentified female discovered in Mishawaka dumpster

ST.JOSEPH COUNTY, Ind. -- An investigation is underway in Mishawaka involving a possible missing person.

The Metro Homicide Unit arrived around 9 a.m. after Mishawaka police blocked off an area near Division Street and Battell Street. 

ABC 57 has a crew on the scene. 

The county coroner arrived on scene at approximately 11:10 a.m, confirming that an unidentified female was discovered on Division Street in Mishawaka behind Pasquale Rulli's.

Neighbors state they saw a body removed from the dumpster.

The parents of a missing girl believe it may be their daughter, Breana Rouhselang, but the coroner has not yet confirmed the identity of the victim.

Police advise residents to avoid the area as the investigation continues.

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