Burned body found in south suburb

August 17, 2009 4:57:31 PM PDT
A burned body is discovered in a wooded area in south suburban Markham.The body was found on Monday afternoon near Irving Avenue just south of 159th Street.

Police say it's unclear how long the body was there. They are withholding the identity of the victim pending family notification.

An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday.

Police believe the case may be a homicide.