Body found in burned-out Jeep on Detroit's east side

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Posted at 7:06 AM, Jul 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-19 12:55:14-04

DETROIT (WXYZ) — Detroit Police are investigating a possible homicide after a body was found inside a burned out Jeep early Friday morning.

According to police, the fire department was dispatched to a vehicle fire shortly before 5 a.m. When they put the fire out, they discovered a body inside.

Investigators note that the body was burned beyond recognition.

Homicide detectives are looking into the crime scene near 8 Mile and Mound road on Detroit's east side. The actual vehicle was found near the 20200 block of Albany.

No further details are available at this time.