Body found in burned car in Saint-Laurent

A body was found in a burned car in Saint-Laurent late Tuesday night, Tuesday, September 20, 2017. Yannick Gadbois / Global News

A body was found in a burned vehicle in Saint-Laurent late Tuesday night.

Around 11:15 p.m. firefighters were called to the scene of a car fire and were quickly able to control the flames.

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According to Montreal police spokesperson Raphaël Bergeron, a body was discovered in the car.

The incident took place on Vanden Abeele Street near St Francois Road.

Montreal police say a mechanical breakdown caused the fire.

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