Human torso found burned, headless in Jackson, Mississippi

JACKSON, Miss. - The Jackson Police Department in Jackson, Mississippi says a body has been located on Green Avenue near Grand Avenue.

In a series of tweets, the Jackson PD says the body has been burned and is headless. There is no apparent cause of death at this time, but police are working with the coroner and medical examiner's to find out the cause of death.

Police are working to confirm if the torso is connected to the decapitated head of a black male on the front porch of a residence found earlier this morning.

WHNT News 19 will update this story as more information comes in.