Investigators say firefighters were called to a small fire in a wooded area at Bartow Avenue and Eugene Street in Tottenville after children discovered the body.
FDNY found a partially-clothed woman’s body on fire when they arrived.
The identity of the woman’s body has not yet been released.
No arrests have been made.
UPDATE- 5:53 pm- SI Live Reports that City firefighters (FDNY) responded at 1:03 p.m. to a report of a burned body at the location, said an FDNY spokesman. Once on scene, FDNY notified the fire marshal and police, said the FDNY spokesman.
The woman had burn marks on her body, a police spokesman said. But the body was not on fire when police arrived, a police spokesman said.
The video below posted by The Staten Island Advance, shows officers canvassing the roped off area around 4 p.m.