Body found in burned car being investigated as potential homicide

Thursday, May 23, 2013 - 2:22pm

Smith County officials are investigating the finding of a body in a burned car as a potential homicide.

Just before 6:00 a.m., authorities got a call that a car was abandoned off Barber Road in Winona. 

When deputies arrived on scene, they found human remains in the vehicle.

Police are trying to obtain the registration for the vehicle and say it may be awhile before the victim can be identified.

Detectives are interviewing people in various locations trying to back-track the last known where-abouts of victim.

FOX51 will update information as it becomes available.



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