BUCKEYE, AZ — Police say a man's body was found in a burning car outside a Buckeye home Thursday morning.
Just before 5 a.m., officers responded to reports of a vehicle fire near Southern Avenue and Apache Road.
Officers found a car on fire in a driveway and the blaze also reportedly reached the residence.
Fire crews were able to extinguish the fire and discovered a body inside the car, according to police.
His identity will later be released pending confirmation from the medical examiner's office and next-of-kin notification, police say.
Detectives are investigating the cause of the fire but it is believed it was caused by a mechanical issue.
The fire is not considered suspicious, police say.
An investigation remains ongoing.