Two Bodies Found in Burned Car in Dyersburg
By West Kentucky Star Staff
DYERSBURG, TN - State police are investigating the death of two people who were found Saturday morning in a burned out vehicle in northwest Tennessee. 

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says special agents and authorities from Tennessee Fire Investigative Services and the Dyer County Sheriff’s Department responded In the early morning hours to a report of a burning vehicle in an area off of Great River Road in Dyersburg. They discovered two bodies in a burned out 2018 or 2019 silver Ford Edge. Officials say the two bodies are believed to be a black man in his 20's and a white woman in her 30's.

Police said the vehicle was a rental from Campbellsville, Kentucky. The two victims are also reportedly likely from that area, and also traveled through the Nashville area before arriving in west Tennessee.

Investigators say efforts to positively identify the man and woman, along with the cause of their deaths, remain active and ongoing. Anyone with information concerning the incident is asked to contact the TBI at 1-800-TBI-FIND or CrimeStoppers at (731) 285-TIPS.

Published 11:17 AM, Tuesday Feb. 05, 2019
Updated 12:21 AM, Wednesday Feb. 06, 2019

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