Man's body found inside mobile home after fire

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Baton Rouge Homicide Detectives and the Baton Rouge Fire Department are investigating a fire that happened just before 3 a.m. Monday.

Investigators were leaving the scene of a different fire when one of them noticed what appeared to be a fire behind a building in the 800 block of North 22nd Street in Baton Rouge.

An older mobile home was on fire. Due to the amount of fire and heat, the investigators were not able to get into the mobile home. It took firefighters less than 10 minutes to put out the flames.

Once the fire was extinguished, investigators found an unidentified black male inside the home.

There is no word on the identity of the man or the cause of his death. There is also no word on the cause of the fire.

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