Body found in burning car at side of Calderdale road


Firefighters alerted police after finding body when they were called to reports of vehicle on fire

Firefighters discovered a body when they were called to reports of a burning car at the side of the road in Ripponden.

Police were called by the fire service to Blue Ball Road at about 11.15 on Thursday morning.

A fire damaged car was found at the scene which contained the body of an adult.

Local roads were closed while the body and the vehicle were recovered.

A police spokesman said a post mortem examination would be conducted and inquiries were continuing to determine the circumstances.


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