Bastrop County Sheriff's deputies are investigating the death of Johnny Arellano who was found Tuesday next to a burning vehicle.
Deputies were called to the 6700 block of FM 535 in Cedar Creek just before 9:30 AM. When they arrived they found Arellano, 46, outside a vehicle fully engulfed in flames. Investigators said he had obvious trauma to the body.
Arellano's death is being investigated as a homicide. Sheriff's deputies are working several leads to identify a suspect.