UPDATED: Aug. 17, 2014 9:43 p.m.

MANASSAS, Va. (WNEW) — Police are being tight-lipped about a grisly murder next to an elementary school in Manassas.

A man’s body was reportedly found wrapped in a carpet and left next to a dumpster at an apartment complex.

Police were called to the scene around 10:30 a.m. Sunday in the 8900 block of Nicol Lane. Neighbors reportedly found the body near the dumpster.

The body of a 26-year-old man was found with apparent fatal stab wounds. His name has not been released by officials.

The investigation is ongoing.

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WNEW’s Chuck Carroll contributed to this report. Follow him and WNEW on Twitter.


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