- Associated Press - Wednesday, April 6, 2016

TECUMSEH, Neb. (AP) - Authorities have released the name of a southeast Nebraska man whose body was found in a burned vehicle last month.

Johnson County Attorney Rick Smith identified the man as 52-year-old Michael Carpenter, of Cortland. Smith says the causes of the fire and Carpenter’s death are being investigated. Beatrice radio station KWBE reports (https://bit.ly/1qrc539 ) that no crime is suspected.

Johnson County deputies found the vehicle and body the morning of March 18, about three miles south of Vesta.

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Information from: KWBE-AM.


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