Authorities ID woman found in burning car in Metro-East

Authorities ID woman found in burning car in Metro-East

Authorities ID woman found in burning car in Metro-East

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by KMOV.com staff

KMOV.com

Posted on April 24, 2013 at 11:37 AM

Updated Wednesday, Apr 24 at 12:03 PM

GODFREY, Ill. – Authorities say a body found in a burning car in Godfrey has been identified as that of an 82-year-old woman.

According to police, a pick-up truck was spotted engulfed in flames in the driveway of a home in the 300 block of Lakeside Dr. around 1 p.m. Friday.

Firefighters extinguished the blaze and found the remains of Evelyn Walker inside.

Authorities said while her cause of death is still under investigation, no foul play is suspected.

Funeral arrangements were being made under the direction of Gent Funeral Home in Alton.

 

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