Body found in burnt car in St. Clair County

ST. CLAIR COUNTY, AL (WBRC) - Authorities in St. Clair County are on the scene where a body has been found in the trunk of a burnt car in a rural area.

The car was found on a gravel side-road of Camp Winnataska Road. The body was located in the trunk of a late model Dodge Charger.

Police say that some local men discovered the car on Friday morning and alerted authorities. Sheriff's investigators, the St. Clair County Coroner and the District Attorney's office are all on the scene.

Investigators say they cannot currently determine if the body is male or female. They also say that the car had been there for at least a week.