Body found in burned storage trailer behind Jacksonville home

JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (WITN) - Foul play is not suspected in the discovery of a body in a burned storage trailer.

Jacksonville police say firefighters were called around 2:00 a.m. Friday to 3 Dickens Street, which is located off Bell Fork Road.

Firefighters found a storage trailer behind the home fully engulfed in flames, and afterward police discovered the body in the fire debris.

Neighbors say the man was homeless.

Police say they along with the SBI are now investigating the death.