Very little information is available about an apparent homicide in El Centro.

According to El Centro Police , at about 7:10 a.m. Tuesday , El Centro Fire Department was dispatched to the report of a trash can on fire on the railroad tracks west of the 900 block of South 2nd Street. Firefighters quickly extinguished the flames and then discovered the charred remains of a man that was burned beyond recognition. El Centro Police investigators were notified and began an investigation of the apparent crime. Officers said that very little is known about the victim , his identity or the circumstances surrounding his death. Anyone with any information about the incident is asked to contact the El Centro Police Department Investigations Unit, or , if you wish to remain anonymous , use the We-Tip web link.