KCK Police Try To Identify Body In Burning Vehicle

By: Associated Press/KAKE News Email
By: Associated Press/KAKE News Email

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UPDATE: Monday, December 10, 2012

Police in Kansas City, Kan., are asking the public's help in identifying a man found dead in burning vehicle over the weekend.

Firefighters made the discovery around 11 p.m. Saturday while extinguishing the flames. Police said Monday the man's death is now being investigated as a homicide.

The victim is believed to have been 40 to 60 years old, with a full set of upper dentures and partial lowers. The vehicle is described as a red, 2012 Lincoln MKT crossover registered to Avis rentals.

The cause of death has not been released.

Sunday, December 9, 2012

Police in Kansas City, Kan., are investigating after a body was found in a burning car Saturday night.

KMBC reports that an officer spotted the burning car around 11 p.m. near North Second Street and Greeley Avenue. Firefighters found the body after dousing the flames.

Investigators said the body was burned to the point they could not tell whether the victim was a man or a woman.

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