A woman’s body was found by a passerby in a charity donation box after he was trapped inside.
The woman’s body was found in a donation box in a mall on the Gold Coast.
A member of the public discovered the body in the back of the Stockland Burleigh Heads mall and called the police shortly after 7 a.m. on Monday.
After the shocking discovery, emergency services surrounded the area.
Police are not treating the death as suspicious, reports 9News.
The scene was cordoned off as firefighters work to cut open the trash can.
Police say the woman, who was in her thirties, died as a result of an “accident”.
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It is believed she got stuck in the trash can and officers are working to identify her.
Ambulance was also called, but there was nothing paramedics able to do to save the woman.
A report will be prepared for the local coroner.