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Body found in burned Cadillac in Burke County

Burned car
Burned car

The Burke County Sheriff’s Office says it discovered human remains inside a burned vehicle in the Morganton area of Burke County Sunday morning.

Deputies say they were called to Canoe Creek Way area of Morganton at 8:05 a.m. to check out a burnt vehicle. Human remains were discovered inside the Cadillac Deville.

The Cadillac belongs to 35-year-old Albert Austin but is registered to 29-year-old Spencer Murray, both of Forest City, officials said.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Austin or Murray is asked to call Burke County Crimestoppers at 828-437-3333 or investigators at 828-438-5500.

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