Body found in burned SUV

La Marque police are seeking information in an investigation about a body found in a SUV burning Friday morning near Gulf Greyhound Park.

La Marque police Friday were investigating a possible homicide after firefighters found an unidentified body inside an SUV engulfed in flames near Gulf Greyhound Park, officials said.

At about 6:45 a.m., crews for the La Marque Fire Department were dispatched after a report of a Ford Expedition engulfed in flames in the 5600 block of Mitchell Lane near FM 2004, police said. After arriving, emergency crews found an adult body inside the vehicle, authorities said.

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Mike Trube

Aren't there numbers on parts of the vehicle that will identify the vin number? I guess no tags on the car either. Good luck detectives. I heard you don't do fingerprints lifting anymore. Is this true? Truly, I hope you find out who the person is, and who owns the car.


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