Body found burned near vacant home on Colfax in Detroit

A body was found burned March 20, 2019 near a vacant home on Colfax Avenue in Detroit. (WDIV)

DETROIT - A body was found burned beyond recognition Wednesday morning in the backyard of a vacant home in the 5900 block of Colfax Avenue in Detroit. 

Detroit police said a homeless woman was walking by and saw the body. She told a security gaurd, who then called 911. 

Police will be working to identify the remains. 

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