PRICHARD, Ala. (WALA) -- Police in Prichard are investigating a homicide after a body was found in a burned vehicle.

Officers and firefighters were called to an entrance to Chickasabogue Park off of Shelton Beach Road after someone spotted the car on fire. After the fire was put out, crews noticed a body in the car.

The body was severely burned and investigators have not determined a cause of death or the identity of the victim.

Anyone with information that can help police is asked to call Lt. Robert Martin at 251-452-2211 or email: r.martin@thecityofprichard.org.

Recommended for you

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.