GODFREY — Police found a burning car with a person's body inside shortly after noon Friday in Madison County.
A neighbor called 911 after hearing a loud noise and seeing a vehicle on fire in a nearby driveway in the 300 block of Lakeside Drive in Godfrey. The Godfrey Fire Department quickly was able to put out the fire.
Madison County Sheriff's deputies found the remains of a single person inside the car. No identifying information, including the gender, was released by police Friday.
Investigators from the Madison County Sheriff's Department, Madison County Coroner's Office and the Illinois State Fire Marshal were on the scene.
Madison County Coroner Steve Nonn said the autopsy probably will be scheduled on Saturday. He could not confirm any details until after the autopsy, including the gender of the person.