(CBS) — A body was found in a burning car Saturday evening in north suburban Skokie.
Someone called 911 to report a car fire at 5:24 p.m. in the 9100 block of Lawler Avenue, according to Skokie police.READ MORE: Former Chicago Park District Supervisor Mauricio Ramirez Charged With Sexually Assaulting 16-Year-Old Lifeguard
Officers discovered a car engulfed in flames and firefighters responded and extinguished the blaze, police said.READ MORE: Chicago Police Alert Residents Of Carjackings In Englewood
A person in the driver’s seat was dead at the scene, police said. Their name, age and gender have not been released.
Anyone with information is asked to call Skokie police at (847) 982-5900 or the crime tip hotline at (847) 933-8477.MORE NEWS: Chicago Hauntings: Strange Sightings Near Site Of Long-Gone Lincoln Park Bridge That Became Known As 'Suicide Bridge'
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