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.

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

Body found in South Dallas field (Chopper 11)

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.

Burned body found in South Dallas field (Chopper 11)