LOWELL (CBS) — A man was found dead after a dumpster fire in Lowell, police said. The fire department responded to the fire in an alley on Middle Street around 5:30 a.m. Friday.

Investigators said the body was found outside the dumpster and they do not believe there was any foul play.

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A medical examiner left the scene shortly after 8:30 a.m.

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The man has not been identified.

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Lowell Police and State Police from the Middlesex County District Attorney’s Office are investigating.