Police investigating after body found inside burned car

Posted at 10:06 AM, Jan 13, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-13 10:07:07-05

State police in Jackson are awaiting autopsy results after a body was found in a burned vehicle this week.

Troopers from the Michigan State Police Jackson Post were dispatched to a suspicious vehicle fire on Voorheis Road near Waldron Road in Hillsdale County's Somerset Township on Wednesday evening.

Upon investigation, an unidentified body was located inside of the vehicle. The investigation is still ongoing pending identification of the body, notification of family, and autopsy results.

Troopers were assisted at the scene by Somerset Township Fire Department.