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Firefighters extinguish car fire; find burned body in trunk

Source: NOFD Source: NOFD
NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) -

New Orleans fire fighters discovered a burned body inside a vehicle after extinguishing a car fire. The incident occurred Wednesday night in the 10000 block of Old Gentilly Road. 

NOFD officials say that fire fighters arrived on scene at 8:53 p.m. While extinguishing the fire, fire fighters discovered the body inside the trunk of the vehicle. The body was burned to the point where the age or gender of the victim could not be recognized. 

Investigators with the New Orleans Fire Department and the New Orleans Police Department are investigating the fire and fatality. 

If you have any information that could help with this case, you are asked to call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111. 

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