Firefighters Find Burning Body at RI Cemetery

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    Cranston authorities find human body on fire at Pocasset Cemetery (Published Saturday, Jan 25, 2014)

    CRANSTON, R.I. (AP) - Cranston authorities say they found a human body on fire at a local cemetery while responding to a report of a late-night brush fire.

    Firefighters were called to the Pocasset Cemetery on Wednesday night and discovered that the flames were coming from a dead body.

    Police are now trying to determine the identity of the person and the events leading up to the fire. State police have been called in to help with the investigation.

    Authorities haven't released any other details.

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