A body was discovered Thursday night as Detroit firefighters extinguished a vehicle fire on the city’s west side, police said.

Police were called at 10:15 p.m. to the area of Thatcher and Forrer on report of a vehicle fire.

Officers arrived as firefighters put out the fire to the Pontiac Grand Prix. They found a body burned beyond recognition in the back seat.

Police continue to investigate the identity of the person inside the vehicle.

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