INVESTIGATION: Body found in trunk of car set on fire

Local News

Emergency responders discovered a dead body early Sunday morning after extinguishing a car fire.

Emergency Medical Services said the call came in at about 8:24 a.m. when a neighbor reported the burning car in the 4000 block of Buck Lane in Del Valle, a suburb of Austin.

The car was burned extremely badly and emergency crews discovered the scorched body in the trunk said a spokesperson for the Travis County Sheriff’s Office.

The age and gender of the person is unknown. 

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