Authorities are investigating an incident in which a body was found in a burning car.


It happened at about 12:45pm Friday (Feb. 22) in the 2900 block of 540th Street, which is just northeast of Riverside in Johnson County.

The Kalona Fire Department and Johnson County Sheriff responded to the report of a vehicle on fire.

As the blaze was extinguished, emergency personnel discovered a body inside the vehicle.

The person's name has not been released, or the exact cause of death.
The cause of the fire was also unknown.

The Johnson County Sheriff and Johnson County Medical Examiner are investigating.