Body found in paddock following fire in Melbourne’s north

Police are investigating the discovery of a body found in a burnt-out paddock on the outskirts of Melbourne.

The grisly discovery was made following a fire in a field just off Cooper Street in Epping shortly after 3pm.

Police released a statement shortly after 7pm, confirming the discovery.


ARTICLE CONTINUES AFTER THIS ADVERTISEMENT


Detectives are investigating and are still working to identify the person and establish their cause of death.

Anyone with further information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.