Published: Mar 03, 2011 7:08 PM EST
Updated: Mar 03, 2011 4:11 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla.- Firefighters found the charred remains of a person in the passenger seat of a burning vehicle.

Authorities say a neighbor called 911 about 12:30 a.m. Thursday to report a vehicle on fire in a wooded area in a Carrollwood neighborhood.

Hillsborough County Fire officials found the vehicle fully engulfed in flames. Once they put out the fire, they found the body inside.

Detectives from the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office are investigating the incident as a suspicious death. They say it will take an extensive forensic examination to determine who the victim is and the cause of death.

--- Information from: The Tampa Tribune,

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