CLEVELAND | Burning body discovered on East Side

CLEVELAND -- The Cleveland Homicide Unit is investigating a gruesome discovery on Cleveland's east side.

A body was discovered about 12:45 a.m. Monday on East 131st Street and Taft Avenue.

Police responded to East 131st Street and Taft Avenue in a parking lot for a body that had been set on fire.

The fire department responded to put out the fire and the Fire Arson Unit, along with the Homicide Unit and the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's Office responded for their investigation.

The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's Office will determine the final cause of death and the identity of the victim.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Homicide Unit at 216-623-5464.

Stay with Channel 3 and as details continue to develop.


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