Skeletal remains of adult, child found in burning vehicle

RIDGLEY, Mo. –  Authorities say the remains of an adult and child have been found in a burning vehicle in the driveway of a home north of Kansas City.

The Kansas City Star reports that the Platte County Sheriff’s office made the discovery Sunday morning after a caller reported a vehicle fire at a home near Ridgley. Sheriff Mark Owen says the bodies appear to be those of a man and a toddler.

Owen says the deaths are being investigated as suspicious. He declined to say why or if the people who lived at the house had been accounted for. The make and model of the vehicle also wasn’t immediately released.

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