Body found in burnt out car in Germantown

GERMANTOWN, MD. -- The Montgomery County Police Department and the Montgomery County Office of Fire and Explosive Investigations are conducting a death investigation after a body was found in a burnt out car in Germantown, Md. on Wednesday morning.

The initial call came in to the Emergency Communications Center around 4:22 a.m. for a report of a brush fire off of the 13700 block of Wisteria Drive. Fire personnel arrived to find a car on fire on an access road.

After the fire was extinguished, first responders found a body inside of the car.

The body was taken to the medical examiner to conduct an autopsy.

Anyone with information is about this case is asked to contact the Montgomery County Police Department's Major Crimes Division at 240-773-5070.