Cops find bound, burned body

JONESBORO — Clayton County police are investigating the discovery of a bound, burning body found near an apartment complex.

Officer Ron Coloma said police officers went to Walden Landing Apartments Saturday about 7:45 p.m. in reference to a brush fire. The general area of the brush fire was within the wood line directly behind the complex, he said.

However, when officers arrived, they discovered the fire was the bound body of a black male in his 20s, he said.

No further information is available as this is an ongoing investigation, said Coloma.

Anyone with information on the case should contact the Clayton County Tip Line at 770-477-3513 or 911.