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Man's body found in burning vehicle in Weld County overnight

Man's body found in burning vehicle in Weld County overnight
Posted at 12:55 PM, Dec 16, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-16 15:26:26-05

WELD COUNTY, Colo. – A death investigation is underway after a man’s body was found in a burning car early Saturday morning in Weld County.

Deputies responded to the 27000 block of Highway 52, near the town of Keenesburg, after getting reports of a vehicle fire in the area at around 1:04 a.m.

Once at the scene, deputies discovered one male passenger in the car was deceased. The victim’s identity and the cause of death are unknown at this time.

The Weld County Sheriff’s Office has launched a full investigation to find the cause of this incident.

Anyone with information regarding this or any other crime is asked to call the Weld County Sheriff’s Office at 970-356-4015 or Northern Colorado Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or 1-800-444-3776. Tips can also be submitted through the Crime Stoppers website at www.crimeshurt.com. Those submitting tips through Crime Stoppers that lead to the arrest and filing of charges on a suspect(s) may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,000 from Crime Stoppers.