Burning body found in field on Detroit's west side

Posted at 4:44 AM, Oct 30, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-30 12:30:27-04

Emergency crews made a disturbing discovery early Tuesday morning on Detroit's west side.

Firefighters were called to the area of Poplar and 23rd, not far from I-96 & Buchanan, just before 3:30 a.m.

They found a body burning in a field. It's unclear if the victim was a man or a woman.

Nearly two dozen investigators and officers are on scene continuing their investigation and they haven't released many details.

We're told that the victim doesn't live in the area and a police officer driving by discovered the body after seeing smoke.

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