Troopers find human remains in burning vehicle

MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP — Michigan State Police St. Ignace Post detectives are working to identify human remains discovered in a burning vehicle Tuesday in Marquette Township.

Troopers were called about 6 a.m. to East Simmons Road on reports of a vehicle engulfed in flames in the middle of the road. The remains were discovered after the fire was extinguished.

Dental records and DNA testing will be used to identify the remains, MSP authorities said.

Both the cause of the fire and the death are under investigation. Anyone with potential information about the incident is asked to contact the MSP St. Ignace Post at 906-643-7582.