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Body Found In Burning Car On South Coast

Authorities are investigating after a body was found inside a burning car on the South Coast.

Ventura County Sheriff’s officials say around 6:30 Saturday night, firefighters extinguished the flames engulfing a car that was parked on Lassen Avenue and Park Lane in Moorpark.

Sheriff’s detectives responded and found a body inside the vehicle. An autopsy is being conducted to determine the cause of death.

Arson investigators were also at the scene. It’s still not clear what caused the fire.

An investigation is underway.