Police are investigating whether a Hastings man, whose body was found at a waste disposal site in West Sussex, may have fallen asleep in a bin.
Ben Far, from St Leonards, was discovered at the Rudford Industrial estate near Ford on Tuesday.
A post mortem examination showed the 28-year-old died from being crushed.
Detective Inspector Jim McKnight said:
Police have identified a man who was found dead at a waste centre in Ford as 28-year-old Ben Farr.
The post mortem revealed he died from crushing injuries. His family have been informed.
Police were called shortly before 9am on Tuesday to reports a body had been found at the Rudford Industrial Estate near Ford.
Detective Inspector Jim McKnight said: "It is likely that Ben's body was brought to the site by lorry having been taken from a commercial refuse bin. The refuse bin could be from a number of locations but is likely to be from a coastal location in West Sussex.
"His death is being treated as unexplained and the investigation is ongoing into the circumstances. We are appealing to anyone who may have seen or heard from Ben from 15 April to contact police with information as we are trying to build up a picture of his movements."
Investigations will continue today into the death of a man whose body was found at a waste site near Ford in West Sussex.
A post-mortem examination is due to be carried out.
Police say they are treating his death as unexplained.
A man's body has been found at a waste site on an industrial estate in West Sussex.
The body was discovered at Rudford Industrial Estate near Ford.
Sussex Police are investigating the scene and have said the man's death is being treated as unexplained.
The site where the body was found lies to the east of Ford Open Prison.
Police have launched an investigation after a man's body was washed up on the beach at Hythe in Kent. Officers were called to Princes Parade just before 4pm this afternoon.
The body has now been removed and police are working to formally identify the man, and inform his next of kin. His death is being treated as unexplained.
A man's body was found by coastguards at 730am this morning in the sea off Ramsgate, Kent.
Police were alerted by the coastguards and initial enquiries would suggest he is not British.
There is nothing to suggest this is a suspicious death.
It is unexplained and enquiries are underway to establish his identity.
Officers are also liaising with their European counterparts to see if there have been any missing fisherman or other foreign nationals reported as missing.
A 31-year-old man arrested on Saturday night in connection with the murder of Kevin Wyeth remains in custody.
Officers have been granted a further extension to continue questioning the man until Tuesday, August 27.
A 25-year-old Southampton woman arrested on Saturday (August 24) in connection with the murder of Kevin Wyeth has been released from police custody without charge.
The family of Kevin Wyeth who was found dead in an alleyway have paid tribute to him. A post mortem examination revealed the 31-year-old died from head and neck injuries.