An officer patrolling in a warehouse district of Sacramento came upon a burning body Monday night.
Sacramento police said that the officer saw an object burning in the 6000 block of Warehouse Way in the southeast part the city near Florin Perkins and Fruitridge Roads.
Upon closer inspection, the burning object was determined to be a body. Police have not said if the dead person was a man or woman.
While the department tweeted Monday night that homicide detectives were responding to the scene, a police spokeswoman said today that the case is being investigated as a suspicious death