Burned body found in dentist parking lot


Miami Herald Staff Report

A burned body was found Tuesday morning outside a dental office near Coral Gables.

Firefighters discovered the body at Gables Sedation and Family Dentistry, on Coral Way at Southwest 57th Avenue.

Miami-Dade police shut down a section of Coral Way for several hours while they investigated.

Homicide detectives are investigating the discovery, said police spokesman Alvaro Zabaleta.

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue responded to a fire in the parking lot, he said, and discovered the body once the fire was out.

Zabaleta said the death is "unclassified," and police are exploring leads "including suicide."

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