Burning body found on sidewalk in Iowa

Investigators have identified a body that was found burning on a sidewalk in northwest Davenport, Iowa, on Tuesday morning.

According to WHO, a newspaper carrier first discovered the body at around 4:30 a.m on May 30.

The Davenport Police were able to identify the victim as Rock Island resident Brandon Brooks, 35, according to KCRG.

Those living in the homes nearby said they did not hear or see anything until police arrived and began to block off the area where the body was found.

Residents told WHO that the shocking crime has put the entire neighborhood on high alert.

"I don't want anybody coming in to my house and doing apparently what they did to somebody down the street here this morning, so people are going to take their own action and to protect themselves and their families," said one anonymous neighbor.

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