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Police investigating body found in burnt out pickup truck at Scarborough Bluffs

Police examine a pick-up truck found on fire at the Scarborough Bluffs.
Police examine a pick-up truck found on fire at the Scarborough Bluffs. John Hanley / Global News

Toronto police are treating the discovery of a body found in a burnt out pickup truck near the Scarborough Bluffs as suspicious.

Officers and fire crews responded just before 12:30 p.m. to the area of Brimley Road and Bluffer’s Park after a homeowner in the area called about seeing smoke coming from the top of the Bluffs.

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When crews arrived on scene, a car was found engulfed with flames in the parking lot of the park.

After crews put out the fire, police said a deceased person was found inside the car.

Officials have not released any information on how the incident occurred, but the investigation remains on going.

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