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Durham police find body burned beyond recognition in car

The scene at the end of Guardian Drive where Durham officials found a body inside a burning car Thursday night, according to Durham police.
The Police Department received a call from the fire department in the 5000 block of Guardian Drive at 9:35 p.m., a police spokeswoman said. The body was burned beyond recognition and police don’t yet know if it was a man or woman, if foul play was involved or how the fire was started. Crime scene technicians left the area at 11:30 am Friday, July 27, 2018.
The scene at the end of Guardian Drive where Durham officials found a body inside a burning car Thursday night, according to Durham police. The Police Department received a call from the fire department in the 5000 block of Guardian Drive at 9:35 p.m., a police spokeswoman said. The body was burned beyond recognition and police don’t yet know if it was a man or woman, if foul play was involved or how the fire was started. Crime scene technicians left the area at 11:30 am Friday, July 27, 2018. cliddy@newsobserver.com

Durham officials found a body inside a burning car Thursday night, according to Durham police.

The Police Department received a call from the fire department in the 5000 block of Guardian Drive at 9:35 p.m., a police spokeswoman said.

The body was burned beyond recognition and police don’t yet know if it was a man or woman, if foul play was involved or how the fire was started, ABC11 and WRAL reported.

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