Authorities find dead body inside a burning car in East Cleveland

EAST CLEVELAND, Ohio - Authorities are investigating after a dead body was found in a burning car in East Cleveland Saturday morning.

According to a police spokesperson, firefighters responded to the 1840 block of Wadena Avenue shortly after midnight for a reported car fire.

After crews put out the blaze they found the deceased individual inside the car. Police said the vehicle appeared to be a Chevrolet Uplander, possibly blue in color.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the East Cleveland Police Department at 216-451-1234.

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