Body Found Responding to Fire 911 Call
January 24, 2014
Last night at approximately 11:15pm, the Tallahassee Fire Department and Tallahassee Police Department received a 9-1-1 call from a citizen reporting a fire located in a wooded area just east of 2807 South Monroe Street. When firefighters arrived they discovered a fire in the middle of what appeared to be a homeless camp. The fire crew discovered the remains of an adult male once the fire was extinguished. The Tallahassee Police Department, State Fire Marshal's Office along with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives are investigating the incident. No other injuries were reported at the scene and the investigation is currently ongoing.
The Tallahassee Police Department is currently working in conjunction with the State Fire Marshall’s Office on this case, pending the outcome of an autopsy. Anyone with information about this case is asked to call (850) 606-5800.
David Northway, TPD Public Information Office, (850) 891-4255