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Burned body found behind Smith County home

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(source: KYTX CBS 19) (source: KYTX CBS 19)
TYLER, Tx. (KYTX) -

Multiple law enforcement agencies responded Tuesday morning to a home located in the 11000 block of County Rd. 495 in Northwest Smith County after a burned body was found in a shed behind the home.

Smith County Sheriff Larry Smith says the body is that of a male, and appears to be the homeowner. Smith also said evidence found at the scene at leads investigators to believe the death is suspicious, and nothing is being ruled out at this time.The victim's body was discovered last night by Lindale firefighters who responded to the blaze.

The body has been sent to Dallas for a positive identification and cause of death. The Texas Rangers are also on the scene.

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