A San Diego Sheriff’s vehicle. Photo by Alexander Nguyen

A body was found inside a burned vehicle Thursday in unincorporated Escondido, officials said.

Firefighters responded to a report of a burning vehicle shortly before 4:30 a.m. near the intersection of Kauana Loa and Country Club Drives, located just west of Stone Brewing, San Diego County sheriff’s Lt. Karla Menzies said.

Crews discovered the body inside the vehicle once the fire was under control, Menzies said.

No details about the victim were immediately available.

A vehicle description was not immediately available.

Sheriff’s deputies were investigating the incident.

–City News Service

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