Body found inside burning car in St-Hubert

A body was found inside a burning vehicle in St-Hubert early Sunday morning, Longueuil police say.

Firefighters were first called to the scene on Maricourt Blvd. near Highway 30 around 3:30 a.m.

They found a car ablaze and a dead body inside. Police are now investigating.

A Longueuil police spokesperson said they could not yet identify the victim from the remains or determine how the deceased could have been injured.

Engineers from Transport Quebec were also called to the scene, looking for any structural damage to the roadway.