By CBSMiami.com Team

SARASOTA (CBSMiami/AP) — A friendly act turned into a gruesome discovery for one Florida man.

Manatee County Sheriff’s Office. said the unidentified man had been holding the 55-gallon trash container for a friend who promised to come back and get it later. But they never returned and after about two months, the man smelled a foul odor and opened the container. Inside were human remains that had been wrapped up.

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The Herald-Tribune reported Tuesday that the sheriff’s office is working to identify the remains and how the person died. An autopsy is scheduled for Wednesday.

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Detectives are following leads as the investigation continues, but have not named a suspect.

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