The police said about 8:00 am, officers attached to the Marigot Police Station received a report of the fire, and went to a banana plantation at Bel Aire, Marigot.
While examining the scene, they found the body.
Police are yet to ascertain its identity.
The body was transported to the Victoria Hospital Mortuary, where a post mortem examination will be conducted.
Officers are currently investigating the matter, and in the meantime, are appealing to persons with information to contact the Major Crimes Unit at 456 3754/3770.