The death of a person found inside a burning vehicle in a Garden Grove parking lot has been deemed suspicious by police Tuesday morning.
Firefighters were called to the 9800 block of Garden Grove Boulevard about 3:30 a.m. on a report of a car engulfed in flames, Garden Grove Police Department Lt. Jeff Nightengale said.
“Once the Fire Department got the fire under control they noticed that there was a body in the vehicle,” Nightengale said. An updated news release from police about the incident described the vehicle as being a 2005 Toyota Prius.
The victim was found in in the passenger seat of the car, according to the news release.