Body Found in Trunk of Burning Lexus

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    Police say they got a call early Thursday morning of a body burning in the trunk of a lexus at Pennypack Park in the Bustleton section of the city. Police are still investigating the scene of the crime. NBC10's Jesse Gary reports. (Published Thursday, Jun 27, 2013)

    A body was found inside the trunk of a burning luxury sedan this morning that was parked in a Philadelphia park.

    Firefighters rushed the Pennypack Trail off Woodward Street in the Bustleton section of Northeast Philadelphia around 7:15 a.m. to put out the burning white Lexus, which was parked about 1,000 feet down the path.

    The flames were quickly extinguished.

    Inside the trunk they found a body. It’s unclear if the body was a man’s or woman’s.

    Philadelphia Police taped off the area leading to the trail and continued to investigate through the morning.

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