Medina County firefighters douse car consumed by fire, find body inside

Medina County firefighters douse car consumed by fire, find body inside
File photo - Authorities are investigating after a body was found in a burning car Tuesday morning in Medina County. (Source: WAFB)

MEDINA COUNTY, Ohio (WOIO) - State, county and local authorities are investigating after a body was found in a car consumed by flames Tuesday morning in Chatham Township.

According to the Medina County Sheriff’s Office, police and firefighters followed the smoke to an oil access road off Garver Road, and found the car.

The Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation is actively working the case.

The body has been moved to the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner’s Office to determine the cause of death.

The victim has not been identified.

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