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Body found in burning car

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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A car fire has now turned into a homicide investigation behind a home in the California neighborhood.

Police say someone called 911 around 1 a.m. Thursday to report a car on fire in the 1800 block of Greenwood Avenue. Firefighters found the car burning in the alley behind a home.

When crews got the fire out, they discovered a body inside the vehicle and called Louisville Metro Police. 

it is unknown at this time if the body is a man or a woman, or what started the fire. An autopsy has been ordered.

The investigation is now shared by police and the Louisville Fire Department.

Because of overnight rain, investigators moved the car to a secure location to preserve any evidence.

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