RICHMOND (CBS SF) — Firefighters found a dead body in the backseat of a car on fire Thursday afternoon in Richmond, a police sergeant said.
Fire crews responded around 12:30 p.m. to a report of a car on fire in the 200 block of West Nevin Avenue, Richmond police Sgt. Nicole Abetkov said.READ MORE: KPIX Reporters Remember Slain Security Guard Kevin Nishita; 'Just the Kindest Man'
Abetkov said the firefighters began to extinguish the fire and as they did so, they noticed a body in the backseat.
The person was dead by the time firefighters were able to extinguish the blaze, she said.READ MORE: UPDATE: News Crew Security Guard Shot in Oakland Dies From Injuries; Photo of Suspect Vehicle Released
Detectives are working to determine the cause of the fire, Abetkov said.
No information about the person’s identity was immediately available, she said.MORE NEWS: Teenage Programmer in East Bay Creates Internet Study-Buddy Platform for Students
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