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Body Found in Burning Car in Jersey City

Jersey City

The Hudson County Prosecutor's Office has launched an investigation into an incident where a body was pulled from a burning car in Jersey City overnight.

Firefighters were called to the 200 block of 15th Steet for reports of a vehicle fire at approximately 12:10 a.m.

Upon their arrival at the scene, they observed fire engulfing a car at that location. Crews were able to swiftly knock the blaze down, but after a brief search, they found the burned body of an unidentified person inside the car reports said.

Crime scene detectives and The Medical Examiner were called to the scene to assist in the investigation.

The cause of the fire has not been released at this time.