Burnt body found outside house on Lookout Mountain

A burnt body has been discovered outside a house on Hwy. 35 on Lookout Mountain in DeKalb County, Alabama.

The sheriff's office reports that officers were called to the residence Monday.

The district attorney's office has ordered an autopsy and the body was transported to Alabama Department of Forensic Science, according to a news release.

No foul play is suspected at this time, the release stated. The investigation is ongoing.

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