Bladen County investigators wait for autopsy results

Reported by Gavin Johnson - bio|email
Posted by Debra Worley - email

BLADEN COUNTY, NC (WECT) - Bladen County investigators are waiting for autopsy results to reveal the identity of a man who's body was found in a burned car.

According to sheriff's deputies, firefighters responded to a car that was burning near the Bladen County/Pender Line off Hwy 210 last Saturday around midnight.

After fire crews extinguished the fire, they discovered a man's body in the car.  The body was transported to Chapel Hill so investigators can determine the cause of death.

Deputies say the vehicle is registered to a man who is in jail for federal drug charges.

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