Unidentified body found in burning car in Kingsessing

    Authorities are trying to identify a person whose body was found in a burning car on a southwest Philadelphia roadway.

    Police said the fire in the Kingsessing section of the city was reported shortly after 4:30 a.m. Saturday. Fire crews called to the scene extinguished the blaze and found the body.

    The cause of death has not been determined.

    Witnesses told WPVI-TV that a vehicle was seen speeding away from the burning car.

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