Body found in car following fire near Sidmouth, police confirm

PUBLISHED: 16:31 09 November 2016 | UPDATED: 16:31 09 November 2016

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Police have confirmed that a body was found in a car that was on fire outside Tipton St John yesterday (Tuesday).

Emergency services were called to Seaway Lane just before 1.30pm.

Two fire appliances attended and extinguished the flames, which were almost out on their arrival.

Duty of care was left with the police.

A spokesman said this afternoon (Wednesday): “Police can confirm that a body of an adult was located inside the car.

“The identification of the deceased has yet to take place, and police are currently investigating.”

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