Gruesome discovery found as fire crews extinguish car fire in Mississippi city

Published 6:03 am Monday, February 24, 2020

Police investigators are looking for clues and waiting for forensic experts to help identify the victim after a body was found inside a burning car Sunday afternoon.

Jackson, Mississippi, police report fire crews were dispatched to the 4900 block of South Drive to extinguish a care fire in a wooded area.

After crews put the fire out, the gruesome discovery was a made.

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Both the body and the charred remnants of the car have been sent to the state crime lab for further investigation and possible identification.