Body found inside of a Burning SUV on Detroit’s East side

DETROIT, MI – Detroit Police were on scene where a body had been found inside of a burning SUV on the city’s east side at about 3:00am.

A person’s body was discovered inside of a burning SUV in a driveway of a home near Elmdale and East Outer Drive on Wednesday January 3rd, 2018.

The Wayne County Medical Examiner will have to determine if the person is a man or a woman since the body was so badly burned. The body was found in the drivers seat of the vehicle.

The homeowner told police that the vehicle does not belong to them.

Homicide and arson investigators were on scene investigating. They did find two bullet casings outside of the vehicle.

The scene has been determined to be another homicide. This marks the 5th murder in Detroit in the first 3 days of 2018.

No further information is available at this time.