Body found in burned out car in north St. Louis

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) -Police are investigating after a body was found inside a burned out car in north St. Louis last night.     Firefighters received a call around 8:30 last night of a car on fire on Thrush near Hall Street. When the fire was extinguished, fire crews discovered a body inside the car.

It's not known if the person was dead before the fire was set, or died as a result of the fire.

Police say fire was not due to a motor vehicle accident.  The cause of fire, and whether it was foul play, are unknown.  The case is under investigation.