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Autopsy: Topeka man died when caught in recycling truck


August 28, 2020

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Topeka man whose body was found among recycling materials at a landfill building apparently was inside a dumpster when its contents were put into the back of a recycling truck, officials said.

Paul Vigil, 62, died March 9 from several injuries suffered in a cardboard recycler accident, according to an autopsy made public this week, The Topeka Capital-Journal reported.

Vigil's body was found by employees among recycling materials inside a landfill building. It wasn't clear exactly where Vigil died, authorities said.

An autopsy by Shawnee County Coroner John Ralston...

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