Person Found Dead In Burning Mercedes Overnight

On Thursday, February 20th, 2020 at approximately 1:54 A.M, Police and Fire personnel responded to the 1500 block of West Fisher Street for a report of a car on fire. 

After extinguishing the fire on a 2007 grey  Mercedes-Benz a person was found seated in the front passenger seat.

The victim was pronounced on the scene at 1:55 A.M.  by Fire personnel. 

The investigation is active and on-going with Homicide Detectives Division.

Correction: Police earlier said that the body was that of a male. They later issued the following statement “At this time we are unable to determine if the deceased is a male or female.”