Published: Jan 07, 2013 7:07 AM EST

AP-FL--Burned Body
Charred body found outside Fla. home
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TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Authorities are investigating after a charred body was found outside a southwest Florida home.
 
Hillsborough County Sheriff's detectives responded to a call about a house fire early Monday morning. But the fire was outside the home, burning a patch of grass. Authorities extinguished the fire and examined the burned body.
 
No details about the victim were released.
 
The investigation continues.