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 AJC.com.

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.

“Investigators are working to identify the remains and will be investigating this incident as a possible homicide,” he said in a statement.

Channel 2 Action News reported the body, believed to be that of a man, was burned so badly, he will have to be identified through dental records.

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.
Photo: JOHN SPINK / JSPINK@AJC.COM

The case remains under investigation.

We’re working to learn more.

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