Police: Body found in burning car near middle school in Maryland

Photo of area where a body was found in a burning car near a middle school in Germantown, Md. Wednesday, March 1, 2018 (ABC7 photo)

An unidentified person was found dead in a burning car near Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School early Wednesday morning in Germantown, Maryland.

Firefighters extinguished the fire and located the individual inside the vehicle in a wooded area.

Montgomery County police said a joint investigation will be conducted in the victim's death and car fire.

The incident took place in the 13700 block of Wisteria Drive.

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