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Homeless Man Accused Of Killing Person Found Behind Dumpster

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Authorities in Louisiana say a homeless man has been accused of killing a person whose body was found behind a dumpster at a shopping center.

36-year-old Lorenzo S. Green was arrested Thursday in Lake Charles. Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Kim Myers says Green was booked on a charge of second-degree murder.

Myers says the name of the person who died will be released once family members are notified. The Calcasieu Coroner's Office is determining the cause of death.

Officials haven't said how Green allegedly caused the death. Myers says the initial investigation led detectives to Green.

It's unclear whether Green had an attorney who could comment on his behalf.