Xiques said he believes that the victim frequented the area. "We don't know exactly what may have caused the victim to catch fire," Xiques told WPLG.
Police said it is unclear how the person died and are calling it "an undetermined death investigation."
"I think it’s a horrible thing to come out and see this early in the morning on the Fourth of July," Meeryl Dimperio told WSVN. "Whoever’s there, whoever’s body — we don’t know who it is, but there’s family and friends."