Jackson County investigating body found in burned vehicle

Jackson County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating the death of a person found in a burned out vehicle.

Deputies found the vehicle in a wooded area off Wire Road north of Vancleave on Thursday afternoon. The car had been burned and a body was inside.

The body was taken to the state Crime Lab. Investigators are waiting for an identification.

The case is being investigated as a homicide.

WXXV will update this story as more details become available.

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