HOUSTON (KTRK) -- Houston police are investigating a dead body found in a burned van in northeast Houston.
Firefighters responded to a car fire just after 8am in the 5200 block of E. Houston Rd. where they found a van on fire in a field surrounded by tires and trash. When they extinguished the flames, they found a dead body inside.
Police searched the van and found what they say was an accelerate can with a torch at the end in the back of the van.
Police are questioning a witness who says they saw two people inside a white work truck leaving the area before van fire.
Police say that the van was reported stolen on Dec. 26.
Stay with ABC13 for more information on this developing story.
Houston police investigating dead body found in burned van in northeast Houston