TYLER COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - A human body was found by firefighters from the Spurger Volunteer Fire Department late Saturday night.
According to Tyler County officials, firefighters responded to a call of a small woods fire at 10:43 p.m. on County Road 4600, off of Highway 92, just north of Fred.
After putting the fire out, firefighters discovered a dead human body wrapped inside some type of enclosed material.
Tyler County investigators said they believe the body is that of a white male.
Judge Trisher Ford has ordered an autopsy in Beaumont which could be conducted late Monday or early Tuesday, according to officials.
The investigation is in the early stages.