NYPD, FDNY find burned body with hands bound off Bronx highway

Police are investigating the body of a man found bound and burned on the side of the Hutchinson River Parkway in Pelham Bay, N.Y.

The NYPD and the FDNY responded to a 911 call about a fire on the northbound Hutchinson near exit 6 between the Orchard Beach exit and the New England Thruway exit at about 12:19 a.m. Monday. They found the body with hands bound after extinguishing the flames.

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SkyFox was over the area hours later where police tape remained around the scene. Traffic was disrupted through the area.

The body was brought to the medical examiner to determine a cause of death.

This story originally appeared on Fox 5 NY.