Investigation underway after Milwaukee tow lot attendant finds physique inside burnt automobile


MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) — A surprising discovery at a metropolis tow lot has launched an inner investigation on the Milwaukee Hearth Division.

Human stays have been present in a automobile Sunday, Jan. 9, however the discovery was not made by the firefighters who put out the hearth.

Simply earlier than 6 a.m. Sunday morning, hearth officers responded to an auto hearth close to 76th and Inexperienced Tree Street.

Officers say the burning automobile was situated adjoining to, and spreading to, a one-story vacant rehabilitation heart. The automobile was a “whole burn” and was towed to town lot.

Cellphone video reveals the fiery crash outdoors the previous Bridges Senior Rehab Care Heart. The constructing sustained damages from the flames, too.

Police say a 21-year-old lady was found useless inside, however not till after it had been towed to a metropolis lot close to thirty eighth and Lincoln. That is the place an attendant discovered the lady’s stays within the rear of the automobile round 9:23 a.m.

The invention is being investigated by the Milwaukee Police Division and the Milwaukee County Medical Examiner’s Workplace.

The Milwaukee Hearth Division is conducting an inner investigation to find out if normal working procedures and tips have been adopted in the course of the course of this incident.

Anybody with any data is requested to contact Milwaukee police at (414) 935-7360 or to stay nameless, contact Crime Stoppers at (414) 224-TIPS or P3 Suggestions App.

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