Prince Albert police investigating body found at burned house

Prince Albert police are investigating after a body was found inside this house after a fire was extinguished. (Ryan Pilon/CBC)

Prince Albert police are investigating after a body was found at the scene of a house fire.

The fire on the 500 block of 23rd St. E. was reported shortly before midnight Monday night, the police said.

After the blaze was extinguished, the body was located inside. Police said Tuesday morning they still haven't confirmed the identify of the dead person.

The Chief Coroner's office has ordered an autopsy.

The forensic identification section, the coroner's office, fire investigators and the police are at the scene investigating.