Burned body found in car in Westminster parking lot

- A body was found Wednesday morning in the trunk of a burned vehicle in Westminster.

Officers were called about 2:40 a.m. to the rear parking lot of 6422 Industry Way by Orange County Fire Authority crews who had responded to the scene about 20 minutes earlier for a vehicle fire, according to a statement from the Westminster Police Department.

While extinguishing the fire, a body was found in the backseat of the car, the statement said.

Police detectives and arson investigators are at the scene conducting an investigation.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Westminster Police Department's Detective Bureau at (714) 898-3315.

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