UP man identified after remains found in burning car

Associated Press

Marquette Township – Investigators using dental records have identified the remains of a man found in a burning vehicle in the middle of an Upper Peninsula road.

State police say the man was 57-year-old Doug Kievit of Hessel.

His remains were found in a burning car on July 10 in Mackinac County’s Marquette Township, roughly 25 miles from the Mackinac Bridge. Police said Tuesday they’re still investigating the cause of the fire and the manner of Kievit’s death.

Anyone with information can call (906) 643-7582.