MANORVILLE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Police were investigating after a dead body was discovered on fire Thursday afternoon in Manorville, Long Island.

A driver traveling on Wading River-Manor Road in Manorville noticed a fire on the side of the road, and discovered that it was a body that was burning, Suffolk County police said.

Riverhead Town Police were first notified, and Suffolk police were called to the scene after the passerby called 91 around 1:45 p.m., police said.

The victim remained unidentified as of Thursday night.


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