- Associated Press - Thursday, March 27, 2014

ALTOONA, Ala. (AP) - Etowah County officials are investigating the death of a person whose body was found inside a burning SUV near Altoona.

Deputy Coroner Michael Head says members of a volunteer fire department responded to a call about a fire early Thursday morning and found a burning SUV with a person sitting in the front passenger seat. Head says investigators believe the victim was a man.

Authorities say the man and vehicle were burned beyond recognition. Officials say the man’s body has been sent to Huntsville for an autopsy.

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