Severely Burned Body Found In Lake County

Lake County, OH - Deputies are investigating a dead body that was found lying along railroad tracks Tuesday morning around 10:30 a.m.

The body was found by a pedestrian walking along Norfolk Southern Railroad tracks between Lane and Shepard Roads. The body was that of a man, and was severely burned.

Authorities believe someone set the body on fire to destroy evidence, it is unknown what was used to set the body on fire.

The Coroner will do an autopsy Wednesday and investigators are also hoping to identify the body Wednesday as well.