Antigua-Barbuda: Body discovered inside burnt vehicle

A police investigation has been launched following the discovery of a charred body in the Yepton area.

Police stumbled across the corpse, which was inside a burnt van, during routine patrols.

WIC News understands the male was found at around 1.45am on Friday.

“The body was found on the front passenger seat. A medical doctor arrived on the scene shortly after 3am and pronounced the body dead,” the Royal Police Force of Antigua and Barbuda said in statement.

“Further investigations are currently ongoing into the matter.”

The is believed to be a Toyota Noah, the added.

Members of the public with information regarding this incident are being asked to contact the Criminal Investigations Department on calling 462-3913 or 462-3914.

This article was originally published on 11 August 2017. Updated: 12 August 2017.

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