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Authorities find burned body behind home in NW Smith County

SMITH COUNTY, TX (KLTV) -

Law enforcement agencies are at a home in Smith County on Tuesday morning.

The Texas Rangers and multiple Smith County Sheriff's Office cars are investigating a home in the 11000 block of County Road 495 behind Tyler Pipe. The home is secured with crime scene tape. There is a crime scene unit at the home and investigators are working in the backyard with shovels.

Sources says a burned body was found in a detached building behind the home.

A justice of the peace arrived on scene around 9 a.m. and there is a K9 unit searching the property.

A neighbor told KLTV that a couple lives at the home and they are always quiet.

We have a crew on the scene and will provide updates as they become available.

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