NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The Medical Examiner will determine the cause of death of a man whose body was found inside a box in a shopping cart in the Bronx.

The man’s body was discovered Wednesday evening near Walton Avenue and East 182nd Street in the Fordham section.

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Two people who were collecting bottles found the body, that police said was stuffed in a cardboard box that was covered by a black bag and placed inside a folding shopping cart.

Just hours earlier, another man stopped to check out to see if there were recyclables inside the cart.

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“From what I recall, there was like a red suitcase right next to it also,” he told 1010 WINS’ Glenn Schuck. “I touched the top of the shopping cart and it just felt like, like I said, a wet carpet.”

The man’s identity has not yet been released.

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The investigation is ongoing.