Crews extinguish roadside mattress fire, discover body in Barberton

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BARBERTON, Ohio -- A body was found Sunday night on S. Van Buren Avenue in Barberton, according to police.

Police say that S. Van Buren Avenue is closed between Eastern and Vanderhoof roads.

Police told Fox 8 that the Barberton Fire Department was called to a fire on the side of the road.

Fire crews put out a mattress fire and reportedly discovered a body next to it.

The Bureau of Criminal Investigation is on scene and has not confirmed if foul play was involved.

This is a developing story.  More information will be provided as it becomes available.

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