Chicago (CBS) — A badly burned body found in Warren Township Saturday has been identified as a Milwaukee teacher who had been reported missing, according to Lake County officials.
Kathleen Ryan, 56, was identified using dental records.READ MORE: Bartlett High School Football Player Killed, Brother And 3 Others Injured In Crash
Just before 10 p.m. Saturday, Lake County deputies and Gurnee firefighters responded to a vehicle fire in the 36500 block of North Route 41.READ MORE: 'We Get Spit On. We Get Things Thrown At Us': A Look At CPD's Rising Retirement Numbers
Once the fire was extinguished, a badly burned body was found inside the car.
The cause of Ryan’s death has not been released.MORE NEWS: Family Sues After They Say Chicago Police Burst Into Their Home, Pointed Guns at Kids in 2019
Anyone with information about the victim or the incident is asked to contact Lake County sheriff’s detectives at 847-377-4159.