Man's body found in trunk of burning car (update: body identified)

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Update  November 24: The death is being ruled a suicide.

Update November 23: The body found in the trunk of the burning car has been identified as Andrew Lee Pope Sr., 59, who has also been identified as the owner of the 213 Circle Drive home where the burning car and body were discovered.

The case is still under investigation, so as of now, no further details have been released.

First reporting: Live 5 News has a report on a grisly case based in Summerville.

On Wednesday afternoon, fire crews responded to the scene of a burning car in the backyard of a Circle Drive home. Once the flames were extinguished, investigators found the body of a white male in the truck of the car.

The body has not been identified, but as more details are released, we'll be sure to post them.

Jump over to Live 5 News for the story.

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