Police find a body inside a garbage bag in a Quincy home


Police have launched a homicide investigation after a body was found inside a bag at a Quincy home Tuesday night.

The Quincy Police Department says they are looking for Martin Diaz, 30, after the body was found in his bedroom at his family’s home in the 700 block of Rocky Avenue Northeast.

Police said about 9:30 p.m. they responded to a suspicious circumstance call and Diaz’s parents reported a foul odor coming from his bedroom.

Upon investigation, they found the body inside a garbage bag.

Diaz had left the home by the time police arrived.

Detective Steve Harder said it has not yet been determined if the victim was a man or a woman.

The Grant County coroner has take possession of the body and, at this point, Diaz is wanted for questioning, Harder said.