Body found in burned-out vehicle in Saint-Laurent

Car Fire Sept 19

Montreal police are investigating after a body was found inside a burned-out car in the Saint Laurent Industrial Park.

Firefighters were called to the scene of a blaze on Vanden Abeele St. near Chemin St François at about 11:30 P.M.

The gruesome discovery was made after the flames, which had fully engulfed the vehicle, were extinguished.

Investigators are now trying to determine if the fire was accidental, voluntary or criminal. They are combing through surveillance footage from nearby buildings trying to gather as much information as possible.

The cause of death and identity of the body have not been determined.