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Dead body found near burning car Saturday in KCMO

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Posted at 8:56 PM, Jan 11, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-11 21:56:16-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A dead body was found near a burning car shortly after midnight Saturday.

Kansas City, Missouri, Fire Department crews responded to a car fire around 12:19 a.m. to the area south of 604 North Garland Avenue on railroad tracks.

The driver’s door was open when fire crews arrived, according to a news release, and a dead body that “appeared to be severely burned” was located next to the vehicle.

The vehicle looked as if it has been involved in a crash, the release stated.