Cleveland Fire Department spokesman Larry Gray tells Channel 3 that firefighters found a dead body in the basement of abandoned home that was on fire

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CLEVELAND -- Cleveland Fire Department spokesman Larry Gray tells Channel 3 that firefighters who battled a fire on the second floor of an abandoned home just after 5 p.m. today found a dead body in the basement.

The home was located at 3970 East 121st Street near Princeton Avenue.

Cleveland Police Sgt. Sammy Morris tells Channel that the body is that of a black female, age unknown. Morris added that she had sustained a trauma to the head.

The body was taken to the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's office to determine the cause of death..