Fire department discovers body in burning rubbish on Cleveland’s east side

CLEVELAND - Fire department personnel responding to a report of an outdoor fire discovered a body Saturday evening.

According to  Cleveland Fire Department Spokesman Mike Norman, the department responded to what was initially thought to be an open fire in the 9100 block of Laisy Avenue in the driveway of a vacant home. Upon further inspection, they discovered a body in the burning pile of rubbish.

There were signs of trauma, although no cause of death has been determined yet. Cleveland police were called, along with the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner.