Police are investigating the death of a person found in a burning car earlier today in Fayetteville.
Fayetteville police and fire crews responded to a report of a car on fire in the parking lot outside On the Mark Sports Bar & Grill at 2588 N. Gregg Ave. shortly after 3 a.m. Monday, Aug. 3.
After extinguishing the fire, first responders found a deceased person in the driver’s seat of the car, according to a news release.
Fayetteville Police Chief Greg Tabor said the victim’s body will be sent to the Arkansas State Crime Lab for an autopsy seeking positive identification and cause of death. The Fayetteville Fire Marshal’s Office is conducting an investigation to determine the cause of the fire.
No other information was released. The investigation is continuing.