HOUSTON Officials have identified the woman whose body was found on fire behind a southeast Houston business.
The woman has been identified as 22-year-old Sherell Baldwin, who had just started a new job the day before being found, her family said.
Investigators said employees at Mancuso Power Sports, located on Scranton at Easthaven, saw a fire burning behind their building around midnight on Friday and called 911.
Houston firefighters arrived and extinguished the blaze, only to discover Baldwin s body had been set on fire near a dead-end street. Authorities said it appeared that someone poured a flammable liquid on her body before setting her ablaze.
Houston police were called out to investigate.
Investigators say they do not have a motive or any witnesses.
Baldwin s family said the aspiring model had found the job online and planned to commute from her home in Huntsville until she found an apartment in Houston.
Police are asking anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS or HPD Homicide at 713-308-3600.