Person found dead, burned near Fernwood home: police

A person was found dead and burned Tuesday by a home in Fernwood on the South Side.

About 8:35 p.m., officers found the male body badly burned next to a home in the 200 block of West 103rd Street, Chicago police said. The male remains unidentified.

The Cook County medical examiner’s office has not released details about the death.

Area Two detectives are investigating.