Police say woman found dead in plastic container was strangled

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Police say the woman whose body was found in a plastic container Sunday morning was strangled to death.

Birmingham police tell CBS42 61-year-old Patricia McCain was strangled by Charles Jordan.

Her body was found behind a Southside condominium complex.

Investigators allege Jordan killed her on March 7 after a fight.

It’s believed Jordan kept the body in the storage bin for several weeks before it was put next to the dumpster.

He’s scheduled to appear in court Friday.

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