FORT WORTH (UKTN) – Fort Worth Police are asking the public for help after the dismembered bodies of three people, including a child, were found in a burning dumpster.
The find took place early Wednesday morning outside a business on the 3100 block of Bonnie Drive in West Fort Worth.
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Firefighters responded to the dumpster fire just after 6:15 am. After it was extinguished, they found body parts inside.
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The dumpster on fire at this location on Wednesday morning had the dismembered bodies of an adult male, an adult teenager / female and a young child inside. pic.twitter.com/avsg5rYAew
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Fort Worth police and homicide detectives were called to the scene. They report that the bodies appeared to be those of an unknown child, a young teenage girl or an adult woman and an adult man.
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The bodies were badly burned and severely dismembered, and body parts are missing, police said.
Investigators said the composition of the body parts made identification difficult.
The adult male has been identified as 42-year-old David Lueras.
Public records show Lueras has a long criminal record, including charges of fraud, drug possession and theft.
Police did not have a definitive hometown, but said he frequented areas near Dallas, Bedford and Euless.
Police are asking anyone with information to call Fort Worth Police.
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