Body found in charred apartment bldg

April 3, 2008 4:47:24 PM PDT
Fire crews discovered a body at the scene of an apartment fire in northeast Houston Thursday morning.The fire broke out just before 7am on Hoffman near Cavalcade. A district chief returned to the scene after the body was found.

Houston police are awaiting autopsy results to determine how the woman died. Her identity is pending verification by the Harris County Medical Examiner's office.

An arson team is investigating the cause of the blaze at the vacant apartments. None of the firefighters were hurt.

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