- Associated Press - Wednesday, January 15, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) - Police on Long Island say a man found dead behind a trash bin had been in a fight the day he died.

Suffolk County police identified the victim as 27-year-old Elvis Canales of Copiague.

According to Newsday (https://bit.ly/1eIMybr ), police say he had been drinking with a group of people early Sunday in a Copiague parking lot when he got into a fight with another man.

His body was later found in the parking lot behind a trash bin.

Police say Canales had a laceration on his hand. They provided no other details.

The medical examiner will determine the cause of death.

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