DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Dallas Police are investigating the discovery of a burned body in a field in Southeast Dallas Tuesday afternoon.

It started around 3:20 p.m. at I-45 South in the 8200 block of Mayforge Drive after a witness reported the discovery.

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When police got there, they found the man in the field had been burned. 

Body found in South Dallas field (Chopper 11)

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The view from Chopper 11 showed a large police presence at the scene.

The homicide response team was activated and were assisting homicide detectives as they canvassed the area.

No one is in custody at this time.

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Burned body found in South Dallas field (Chopper 11)