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RCMP looking for witnesses after human remains found in burned out vehicle near Vernon

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September 22, 2020 - 4:08 PM

Police are investigating after first responders found what are believed to be human remains inside a burned vehicle in Vernon.

Vernon RCMP received a report of a vehicle fire on Louis Estates Road, just off Westside Road, at around 5:14 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 20, according to an RCMP media release.

When firefighters extinguished the blaze they found what investigators believe are human remains inside the vehicle.

Police officers secured the potential crime scene and called for assistance from the RCMP Southeast District Major Crime Unit. The investigation is still in its early stages. 

The the burned vehicle was a grey 2014 Nissan Rogue SUV.

RCMP has released a stock photo of this type of vehicle in an appeal to witnesses who may have further information about the incident.

Anyone who witnessed the incident, and has not yet spoken to police or has information that may help investigators, is asked to call the RCMP Southeast District Major Crime Unit at 1-877-987-8477.

A stock image of the same make and model of vehicle involved in the incident.
A stock image of the same make and model of vehicle involved in the incident.
Image Credit: RCMP / Press release

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