Man found dead in car after fire put out: Cops

RICHMOND HILL — A man was found dead in a car at the corner of Jamaica Avenue and 130th Street early Saturday morning, police said,

Police and firefighters responded to a 911 call of a vehicle on fire at 4:20 a.m. After extinguishing the fire, police said they observed an unidentified person in the rear seat of the 2000 BMW.

The victim was unconscious and unresponsive with serious trauma to the body, police said, and EMS declared the victim dead on arrival.

An investigation into the incident is ongoing.

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