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Anchorage police: Body found in burning car

November 22, 2019 GMT

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Anchorage police are investigating the death of a person whose body was found in a burning vehicle.

Police say the body was discovered inside the sport utility vehicle early Friday morning in an area near Cheney Lake Park near More Street and East 22nd Avenue.

Officers responded to reports of a vehicle fire at about 12:45 a.m. and found the SUV on fire.

Police say firefighters put out the blaze and found the deceased individual inside.

The case is being handled as suspicious in nature.

The person’s identity was not immediately disclosed.