Worker finds body in a suitcase

October 2, 2008 9:09:44 PM PDT
Police in Yonkers are investigating a gruesome discovery. Westchester County officials said a maintenance worker saw what appeared to be a discarded suitcase in Tibbets Brook Park.

When the worker opened the suitcase, he saw a leg.

Police later said an entire body of a white man, clothed, was found inside the suitcase.

Authorities responding to the scene ordered the popular park evacuated.

Several soccer games were canceled as investigators began searching the crime scene around the suitcase.

Tibbetts Brook Park in Yonkers covers 161 acres and is known for its large public swimming pool and playing fields.

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