DETROIT (WWJ/AP) – Police say a body has been found in the trunk of a burning car on Detroit’s east side.

The body was discovered around 12 a.m. Tuesday after firefighters extinguished a burning car parked in the 13900 block of Fleming Street, in a neighborhood near 6 Mile Road and I-75.

Detroit police spokeswoman Nicole Kirkwood said officers weren’t immediately sure whether the body was male or female.

Anyone with information on the case is urged to contact police at 313-267-4600 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-SPEAK-UP.

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