Bossier City Police began an investigation into an apparent homicide around 9:30 a.m. Monday morning outside the Cordova Court Apartments on Westgate Drive.
The body of a white male was located in a dumpster by a man who was rummaging through the trash. That man told another man who then flagged down an officer in the area.
Police identified the deceased as Steven Lincoln Milner, 45, a resident of 900 Westgate Dr., Apartment F2 in Bossier City.
The cause of death is under investigation by the Bossier Parish Coroner.
Information on the crime can be given anonymously by contacting Bossier Crime Stoppers at (318) 424-4100. Those who provide information leading to an arrest are eligible for a cash reward.
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