CLEVELAND, Ohio – The Cleveland Police Department is investigating a homicide after a body was found dismembered and burning early Wednesday morning.
According to a press release from the department, the body was located in the city’s South Collinwood neighborhood in the area of Larchmont and Clermont roads.
Officers responded to the scene at about 4 a.m. after receiving a report of a brush fire near a set of train tracks.
When police arrived, they say they located the dismembered body on fire. The department’s homicide unit then responded to the scene, along with the medical examiner.
Police said additional information will be released as it becomes available.
This story was originally published by Kaylyn Hlavaty at WEWS.