UPDATED: Body found in burned out car south of Belen

Posted at: 11/13/2012 8:30 AM
Updated at: 11/13/2012 5:27 PM
By: KOB.com staff

Investigators are working to identify a body found inside a burned car.

Firefighters and Socorro County deputies were called out to an area near State Road 304 and U.S. 60 just south of Belen for a car fire. When the fire was extinguished, a body was discovered inside the car.

State police have taken over the investigation and are working to identify the body of the deceased as well as the owner of the vehicle.