Firefighters found a body burned beyond recognition after extinguishing a fire in a trash bin in the Logan Square neighborhood on the Northwest Side.
The fire was reported about 11:05 p.m. in the 3100 block of North Kimball Avenue. After putting out the blaze, authorities found a body but were unable to determine the victim's age, sex or race.
An autopsy is scheduled for today.
Police were classifying the matter as a death investigation, not a homicide investigation