ARDEN ARCADE (CBS13) — Authorities are investigating after a person was found dead in a car that caught fire in an Arden Arcade neighborhood early Tuesday morning.
The scene was along Belport Lane and Elvyra Way. Metro Fire crews responded to the area just after 6 a.m. for a reported vehicle fire.READ MORE: Blind Youth Football Player In Modesto Scores Touchdown In Team's Win
Firefighters say the flames were extinguished and one person was found dead inside the vehicle.READ MORE: Pedestrian Suffers Serious Injuries After Being Hit By Car In Sacramento
Arson investigators are now handling the case, but it’s unclear exactly how the fire started – and how the person died.MORE NEWS: Wildfire Smoke Returns To Region As Folsom Renaissance Faire Returns
No other details about the incident have been released at this point.