Body found in burning vehicle in Davenport
Updated May 17, 2012:
Police say a man whose body was found in a burning vehicle had committed suicide.
The 33-year-old man’s body was reportedly burned beyond recognition.
“Death was caused by the fire and its components,” according to a statement from Davenport, Iowa Police.
What was reported as a vehicle fire ended with the discovery of a man’s body inside the car.
Firefighters were called to the area of South Concord Street and Wapello Avenue in Davenport, Iowa just before 2 a.m. Saturday, May 12, 2012.
During the firefight, they discovered a body inside the vehicle. The body was burned beyond recognition.
Police said they think the body is that of a 33-year-old man from Davenport.
“At this point, foul play is not suspected but nothing has been ruled out,” said a spokesman for Davenport Police.
An autopsy was being scheduled.