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Dead Man Found In Burning Car Outside Monroe County Bar

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FRENCHTOWN TWP. (WWJ/AP) - Authorities in Monroe County say a 33-year-old man has been found dead inside a burning vehicle outside a bar.

Few details are being disclosed. A Frenchtown Township fire crew was called out to the Gravel Pit Bar on Telegraph Road around 3 a.m. Saturday. After extinguishing the flames, they found the man inside. His identity has not yet been released.

The case is being investigated by an arson task force.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office at 734-240-7530.

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