Body found in trunk of burning car in north Phoenix

Posted at 5:36 AM, Mar 30, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-31 10:07:40-04

Phoenix police are investigating after a body was found in the trunk of a burning car early Thursday morning.  

Police say officers responded to the area of Cave Creek and Grovers around 3:30 a.m. in response to a call of someone who pointed a gun. Officers located the suspect vehicle and tried to make a traffic stop, but the vehicle fled.   

The car was found soon after near 23rd Street and Grovers. It had caught fire and two people who were in the car were no longer at the scene.   

Fire crews extinguished the fire and located a body in the trunk of the vehicle.  

This story is developing. Stay with ABC15 for updates.  

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