Authorities investigating after body found in burning vehicle at Clinton Lake


LAWRENCE, Kan. (KSNT) – The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a body was found inside a burning vehicle Tuesday.

The sheriff’s office says deputies were dispatched just before noon on Tuesday to Clinton Lake at the Rockhaven Campground located at 1046 E700 Road for a car fire.  Deputies on scene did find a vehicle on fire inside the campground area.  Once the fire was extinguished, a body was discovered inside.

The sheriff’s office says they will not release further information at this time as this is an active death investigation.

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