Body found in burning vehicle in South Fulton, police say

A body was found inside a burning vehicle at a busy South Fulton intersection Thursday morning, police confirmed to

South Fulton police and fire crews responded to the scene at the corner of Pleasant Hill Road and Old National Highway just after 2:30 a.m., according to police spokesman Lt. Derrick Rogers.

Channel 2 Action News reported the body of 55-year-old Vincent Marsh was burned so badly, he had to be identified through dental records.

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Authorities towed the car away from the scene after putting wrapping paper around it with the body still inside, the news station reported.

Authorities wrap up a burned car for transport to the GBI. A body was found inside the car, South Fulton police said.


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The case remains under investigation.

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