Body found in burning vehicle in northern Idaho

Body found in burning vehicle in northern Idaho

Body found in burning vehicle in northern Idaho

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by Associated Press

NWCN.com

Posted on November 4, 2012 at 2:40 PM

LEWISTON -- Authorities in northern Idaho say firefighters putting out a burning vehicle found a body inside.

Lt. Brannon Jordan of the Latah County Sheriff's Office tells the Lewiston Tribune emergency workers responded to a report of a burning vehicle about 1 p.m. Saturday southeast of Moscow.

Jordan says the burning vehicle is registered to a 29-year-old Moscow man. Jordan says that earlier in the day police were called to do a welfare check on the man.

Jordan says evidence indicates the vehicle drove straight off the road, accelerated through a farm field, jumped a creek and crashed into the bank on the other side where it caught fire. He says it does not appear to be an accident.

Authorities are investigating.

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