Authorities say that at about 2:15 p.m on Nov. 19, deputies and the Lenox Township Fire Department responded to a vehicle on fire at the Meijer store on 26 Mile Road. After the fire was extinguished, the body of a White man was found “within the passenger compartment” of a white four-door Subaru Impreza, according to a press release.READ MORE: Election Denial Probe Looms Over Critical Races In Michigan
Authorities are working to identify the victim.
Investigators reviewing surveillance video in the area determined the vehicle entered the parking at about 1:45 p.m. that day, deputies say. An explosion happened at about 2:15 p.m., causing the vehicle to become engulfed in flames.READ MORE: Police Search For Suspect In Fatal Shooting On Detroit's West Side
Authorities say no one was seen leaving the vehicle or approaching it between the time the car was parked and when it caught on fire.
Arson investigators have ruled out foul play and are looking into the cause of the fire.MORE NEWS: Amy Black, Who Was Sentenced To Life In Prison At 16, Granted Parole
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