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Woman, 80, found dead inside high rise trash chute in Gold Coast

An elderly woman has been found dead inside a trash chute in the Gold Coast.florencebanta

Florence Banta, 80, was found in a building in the 1500 block of North Astor Street Monday.

Police say she lived in that building and was reported missing Saturday.

Her death is under investigation.

It is the same high-rise building where a 16-year-old autistic boy with Down syndrome died after falling down a trash chute last year.

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3 Comments to “Woman, 80, found dead inside high rise trash chute in Gold Coast”

    George T said:
    April 2, 2013 at 7:12 AM

    Was she wealthy? If so, the mayor of Chicago will see to it the National Guard is called out. But if it's some poor kid on the west/south side who is found dead then it's like so what……

      Rick said:
      April 2, 2013 at 9:46 AM

      What are stupid comment.

    hockthai said:
    April 2, 2013 at 11:11 AM

    God bless her soul, prayers for her family.

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