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Man arrested in connection to case involving woman whose body was found in Detroit dumpster

26-year-old woman's body found Wednesday

James Quill Cockerham (WDIV)

DETROIT – Police have made an arrest in the case involving a woman whose body was found in a Detroit dumpster this week. 

Speaking to the media, Detroit Police Chief James Craig confirmed James Quill Cockerham was arrested Saturday afternoon in connection to the case.   

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The 26-year-old woman's body was found around 9 a.m. Wednesday in the 1600 block of Robert Bradby Drive, according to authorities.

Investigators said the woman was seen with Cockerham inside the elevator of a nearby building. 


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