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Autopsy to be performed on bodies found burned in car

The land where the car was burned. The land where the car was burned.

BREATHITT COUNTY, KY (WAVE) - An autopsy will hopefully help investigators identify two badly burned bodies found in a car in eastern Kentucky over the weekend.

The Breathitt County coroner said a death investigation is underway outside of Jackson, Kentucky.

Police said the deaths could be ruled as homicide.

Police said over the weekend the bodies were found in a Ford Fusion. The badly burned remains inside are believed to be those of a man and a woman.

The car and remains were taken to Frankfort, Kentucky for the autopsy.

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