Body found after car fire extinguished Sunday

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Published: Mar. 18, 2018 at 7:50 PM EDT
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Authorities in Fayette County say a body was found inside a burned out car after the blaze was put out.

According to Sheriff Mike Fridley, about 4:15 Sunday afternoon, the 911 Center notified law enforcement of a vehicle on fire on Plum Orchard Lake Road. That notification included the possibility of a body inside that vehicle.

After the fire was put out, a body was indeed found inside the vehicle.

Sheriff Fridley says no other details can be released at this time.

If you have any information regarding this incident, contact the Fayette County Sheriff's Department at 304-574-3590, or through our Facebook page "Fayette County Sheriff's Department," or you can contact Crime Stoppers of West Virginia at 304-255-STOP. This incident remains under investigation by Deputy K.D. Spears and the Detective Bureau of the Fayette County Sheriff's Department.