Burned body found wrapped in tarp in southern Dallas, police say

Posted at 7:22 PM, Dec 10, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-10 20:22:48-05

DALLAS (WFAA) — An investigation is underway after a burned body was found in a field Tuesday afternoon in the Cedar Crest neighborhood of southern Dallas.

A person called police after discovering the body near Mayforge and Ledbetter drives. Someone wrapped the body inside a tarp and set it on fire, police said.

As of Friday evening, there was no suspect identified in the case.

This marks the 197th homicide of the year.

Story courtesy of WFAA.