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Body found under burning mattress in Cleveland

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Posted at 10:44 AM, Feb 09, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-09 10:44:52-05

CLEVELAND — Authorities are investigating after Cleveland firefighters responded to a reported car fire Tuesday morning and then found the body of a man under a mattress that had been set on fire.

According to police, firefighters responded to the area of West 41st Street and Train Avenue around 12:25 a.m. The body was discovered after the flames were extinguished.

Homicide detectives and members of the Cleveland Fire Department’s arson unit were called in. The man has not been identified.

Anyone who may have any information about the incident is asked to call police detectives at 216-623-5464 or CrimeStoppers at 216-25-CRIME.

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