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Body found in burning vehicle in Davenport

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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.

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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. 

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