Body found after Visalia car fire extinguished

Visalia firefighters found a body after extinguishing a car fire early Saturday morning.

After putting out the flames just after 3 a.m., firefighters saw a dead person inside the car and contacted the Visalia Police Department.

Visalia police and arson investigators from the Visalia Fire Department and Tulare Police Department are investigating the death. The cause of the death is unknown.

Anyone with information is asked to contact detective Ford at 559-713-4294.

Bridget Webster: 559-441-6304, @bridgetw05