Woman's body found in burned out car in Beaufort County

Published: Jan. 29, 2013 at 5:18 PM EST|Updated: Jan. 29, 2013 at 7:38 PM EST
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BEAUFORT COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - The coroner's office says a woman's body was found in a burned out car in Beaufort County early Tuesday morning.

Authorities say the body has been sent to MUSC for an autopsy and to be positively identified.

The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office says officers with the Bluffton Police Department located a Honda Civic engulfed in flames on May Rivera Road near Linden Plantation drive just before 3 a.m.

Investigators say the vehicle did not appear to have been involved in any collision.

The sheriff's office says the cause of the victim's death nor the cause of the fire has been determined.

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