MARIETTA, GA (CBS46) Firefighters made a gruesome discovery Sunday morning after fighting flames near a Regency Inn & Suites.
Crews were dispatched at 12:53 a.m. to the 600 block of Cobb Parkway where they found two acres of land behind the motel on fire. After extinguishing the flames, the body of a deceased male was discovered on the ground.
Fire investigators later identified the victim as 53-year-old Mark Foster, a well-known homeless man in the area. His death is being called a "tragic accident."
The investigation continues.