According to WFLA, Ryan Michael McClellan’s body was discovered inside a garbage bin in Homosassa on Nov. 25.
The 33-year-old father of two was identified using dental records.
His upper body appears to have suffered trauma at some point, the publication reported.
McClellan was reported missing on Sept. 15, the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office told WFLA.
Neighbors first noticed the trash can during the week of Sept. 11, around the same time Hurricane Irma hit the coastal state.
Anyone with information about who left the trash can in the area or suspicious people or vehicles spotted in the area in which it was left have been asked to call 352-726-1121.
Those who wish to anonymously report any information related to the case should call Crime Stoppers at 1-888-ANY-TIPS or visit their website.
Police are offering a reward of up to $3,000