WEST BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say the body of a woman has been found inside a burned vehicle behind a vacant school in suburban Detroit.

Police responded to the area behind Pine Lake Elementary in Oakland County's West Bloomfield Township about 1:30 a.m. Friday following a report of a vehicle fire.

They say the woman's remains were found once the fire was extinguished. The identity of the woman wasn't immediately released, but police say they believe they know her name. Detectives were on the scene amid the ongoing investigation.

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