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Body found in burned vehicle in Grand Co.; suspicious death investigation underway

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Posted at 1:44 PM, Feb 25, 2021

MOAB, Utah — A suspicious death investigation is underway in Grand County after a body was discovered inside a burnt pickup truck Wednesday.

Investigators responded to a location on BLM road 336, near Ten Mile Point, about 30 miles northwest of Moab after receiving a report about the burned vehicle.

Officials with the State Fire Marshall's office and the Moab Fire Department also responded to the scene to assist with the investigation and remove the body.

The remains have been transported to the Medical Examiner's Office to determine the identity and cause of death.