SACRAMENTO -- A burning body found by a Sacramento police officer on Monday night in south Sacramento has been identified as 51-year-old Sandi Patterson of Sacramento.

Earlier this week, a police officers discovered a still-burning body on Warehouse Way. It was later identified as that of Patterson.

Patterson was a disable woman who had fallen on hard times recently, according to her sister Jan Roberts. Patterson was a vet tech who had been unemployed for some time.

Patterson’s family has suspicions into who is responsible to her death. Police are not saying anything, except that an investigation is under way.