Body found in burned Md. trailer

BRANDYWINE, Md. (WUSA9) -- Prince George's County Fire officials say they found an unidentifiable body in a burned trailer home Tuesday evening.

Firefighters arrived at the trailer home in a rural section of Prince George's County to find fire damage but no burning fire, police said.

The gender and age of the deceased could not be identified, according to the report. The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner will perform an autopsy to identify the body, police said.

We're told a 75-year-old man lived in the trailer.

A resident who lives near the trailer home alerted police around 5 p.m., officials said. The fire could have occurred earlier Tuesday, but police said it may have gone unreported because it is in a rural area .

The cause of the fire is also under investigation. The damage to the trailer is an estimated $5,000.


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