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Body Found Inside Duffel Bag

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(Photo Credit:Larry W. Smith/Getty Images)

(Photo Credit:Larry W. Smith/Getty Images)

SUFFIELD, Conn. (AP) _ Police are investigating a body in Suffield that was discovered inside a large duffel bag.

WVIT-TV is reporting two hikers smelled a strong odor on Friday afternoon and located the bag near Phelps and Quarry roads. State Police confirmed to WFSB-TV their major crimes unit is assisting the Suffield Police Department.

WVIT said a forensics crew was heading to the scene. It was unclear how long the body had been inside the bag.

A dispatcher with the Suffield Police said the case was under investigation and no information was available.

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