Burned body found under I-4 exit ramp in Orlando

Foul play not suspected

ORLANDO, Fla. – A burned body found was found early Wednesday under the Colonial Drive exit ramp on Interstate 4.

Investigators said firefighters were called just after midnight for a report of a fire at the exit ramp.

Crews discovered a burning mattress and found the body, officials said.

Police shut down the ramp for hours to investigate, but authorities do not suspect any foul play. The ramp was later reopened.

Authorities said the area is often frequented by homeless people.

The victim's name has not been released. 

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