A burning vehicle was found with human remains inside near Sudbury, Ont.

According to Norfolk County OPP, a motor vehicle and a SUV were travelling along Highway 24 East on Thursday afternoon before they collided into one another. The Canadian Press

MARKSTAY-WARREN, Ont. — Ontario Provincial Police are investigating after a burning vehicle in a town near Sudbury was discovered to have human remains inside.

Officers and members of the Stinson Fire Department were called to the fire on Kukagami Lake Road in Markstay-Warren, about five kilometres north of Highway 17, on Sunday afternoon.

The identity of the person inside the vehicle has not been confirmed.

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The Ontario Fire Marshall and the Office of the Chief Coroner and Ontario Forensic Pathology Service are investigating, along with several OPP specialty units.

Authorities say there will be a large police presence in the area.


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