Body of Chicago high school freshman found burned in garage on West Side

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CHICAGO -- A teenager found burned to death in a garage on the city's West Side has reportedly been identified.

The victim has been identified as 15-year-old Demetrius Griffin, Jr.

Remains were discovered in a burning garbage container at Cortez and Pine in the Austin neighborhood on Saturday morning.

Chicago police are looking for whoever's responsible, possibly a man who may have accidentally burned himself while setting the body on fire.

Griffin was a freshman at Chicago's Steinmetz College Prep.

His family is planning a news conference, and a vigil at the scene on Tuesday evening.

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