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Dead body found in suspicious car fire in Pueblo

Burned car found with body inside in Pueblo
Posted at 1:26 PM, Oct 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-08 06:49:30-04

PUEBLO — Pueblo police were called by a business owner who tells News5 that he heard and explosion moments before a raging car fire on his property at 3217 Lake Avenue in Pueblo.

When police and fire crews arrived, they found a car engulfed in flames and they discovered a body inside the vehicle.

The flames are out and now the death and the car fire are being investigated.

Pueblo police are working to determine if anything leading up to car fire was due to illegal activity.

Police will likely be on the scene for quite some time. Avoid the area if at all possible.