An anonymous tip that several dismembered bodies were found behind southeast Texas home, prompted authorities to request a search warrant to investigate the claims.

Liberty County Sherrif's officials recieved a call Tuesday that several bodies were found in a home not far from Houston. Sherrif's Department spokesman Rex Evans said officers were dispatched to the home and determined they needed a search warrant.

Police sources said the FBI was asked to assist in the investigation because of the nature of the tip.