Last Updated on September 7th, 2017
September 7th, 2017
Written by Brandon Peoples
The Lyon County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a suspicious vehicle was located in the area of Road 160 and Road T approximately five miles east of Emporia Wednesday morning.
At approximately 10 a.m. deputies located a vehicle that had been on fire. The vehicle contained a body. Sheriff Jeff Cope says at this point, the incident is being investigated as a possible homicide.
Authorities have not yet identified the remains.
The Lyon County Sheriff's Office is being assisted by the Emporia Fire Department, Emporia Police, the Kansas Bureau of Investigation, Kansas State Fire Marshal's Office, the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco Firearms and Explosives and the Lyon County Coroner. This story will be updated as more details become available.