Palm Bay Police: Body discovered in vehicle fire

Body found in burning vehicle in Palm Bay, Florida.
Body found in burning vehicle in Palm Bay, Florida.

PALM BAY, Florida – On Friday evening, shortly after 7:00 p.m. police were called to a scene where a vehicle was on fire.

A man’s body was discovered Friday evening in a burning car, the Palm Bay Police Department said.

The location of the scene was Bucket Rd Southwest and J.A. Bombardier Boulevard.

A woman who was with the man in the car was taken to a hospital to be treated for burns,” Palm Bay police Lt. Mike Bandish said.

“We want to get the female treated, talk to her, try to piece it together and see what happened,” Bandish added.

The death of the man and the vehicle fire are still under investigation.

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Tina Hodges works full-time as our travel writer for Palm Bay Daily. She is also the Editorial Manager at Sebastian Daily. After graduating from Sebastian River High School, she studied at Indian River Community College. Tina worked at Dooney & Bourke for many years. She has lived in Florida all of her life.
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