Woman’s body discovered inside burned central Fresno storage container

Crime

FRESNO, Calif. (KSEE/KGPE) — Authorities are investigating the discovery of a woman’s body found early Sunday morning inside a central Fresno storage container that caught fire.

The blaze at the storage container was reported around 1 a.m. in the area of Parkway Drive and White Avenue, according to the Fresno Fire Department. The body was discovered after the fire was put out.

An arson investigator was on scene along with Fresno Police officers conducting an investigation.

Fresno Police later identified the body as a woman. She was found inside the container on a bed.   Officials are calling it a suspicious death.

Fresno Fire investigator Jay Tracy said the body was a white woman in her 20s or 30s.

No other information was immediately available.

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