Macedon Police determine dead body in burning car was suicide

Macedon Police said the death does not appear to be criminal in nature, but are still investigating (Photo: MGN)

UPDATED: Police determined this was a suicide. The investigation is closed.


Original story:

Macedon, N.Y. - Police in Macedon are investigating after a person was found dead inside a burning car Friday.

Around 10:40 a.m., police responded to the report of a vehicle fire on an access road near Rt. 350 and Quaker Road.

Macedon Center firefighters put out the fire, then looked inside the car and found a dead body in the driver's seat.

Macedon Police worked with Macedon Town Ambulance, South Macedon Fire and Rescue, the New York State Police Investigation Unit and the Arson Investigation Unit to process the scene.

Macedon Police Chief John Colella said at this time, the death does not appear to be criminal in nature.

The identity of the person is not being released, pending family notification.

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