Body of man who had been shot, burned found on Detroit’s west side

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DETROIT – Police are investigating after an unknown man’s body was found by fire crews Sunday morning.

According to authorities, at about 3:40 a.m., the Detroit Fire Department responded to reports of a Ford Edge that was burning near the intersection of Coyle Street and Tyler Avenue. Police said that fire crews found a man’s body near the vehicle that had been shot and burned. The victim’s identity has not been determined.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Detroit Police Department at 313-596-2260 or Crimes Stoppers at 1-800-Speak-Up.

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