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Police investigating after burned body found in St. Petersburg alley, police say

Authorities found the body early Thursday after fire crews extinguished a fire on the 2900 block of Emerson Ave S, according to police.
St. Petersburg police were investigating after discovering a burned body in an alley on South Emerson Avenue.
St. Petersburg police were investigating after discovering a burned body in an alley on South Emerson Avenue. [ Photo illustration by ASHLEY DYE and LUIS SANTANA | Times ]
Published Aug. 18

ST. PETERSBURG — Police are investigating after finding a burned body in an alley early Thursday.

St. Petersburg Fire Rescue responded about 12:30 a.m. to a fire in an alley at 2920 Emerson Ave. S.

When the fire was extinguished, officials found a body. Police are calling the death suspicious and detectives were investigating.

No other information has been released.

This is a developing story. Stay with tampabay.com for updates.

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