The Franklin County Sheriff's Office has identified the body of a woman found on the side of the road early Monday morning.
Reports first indicated that a motorist noticed a grass fire around 1:15 a.m. near the Awalt Road Bridge in Franklin County. As they turned around to confirm the fire, they noticed a woman who was partially burned lying on the side of the road.
Tuesday morning, police identified the woman as Erika Megan Sharpton, from Tullahoma.
Her death has been ruled a homicide.
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is assisting the Franklin County Sheriff's Office in the investigation.
Call the Franklin County Sheriff's Office at 931-967-2331 or the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation at 1-800-TBI-FIND if you have any information.