Antioch police investigating 'suspicious' death after person found badly burned

A person found dead in a fire is being investigated as a suspicious death, Antioch Police said Sunday.     

Contra Costa Fire crews called police after discovering a person who was severely burned and deceased in the back area of the 2900 block of Melon Court on Saturday. Firefighters had arrived to address a fire in the area.     

Crime scene investigators took over the case and the person's exact cause of death will be determined by the medical examiner.