Human remains found in burned-out car near Pulaski

(KTVO file)

The Davis County Sheriff's Office has a mystery on its hands.

Around 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, the Davis County Law Enforcement Center received a 911 call about a burned-out car in rural Davis County.

A local farmer had discovered the vehicle. Deputies arrived in the area of 27772 Vetch Avenue outside Pulaski, Iowa, and discovered a burned-out vehicle.

The vehicle was located in a farm lane off a dirt road. While inspecting the vehicle, officers discovered human remains inside the vehicle.

The remains were taken to the Office of the State Medical Examiner in Ankeny, Iowa, for an autopsy. The autopsy will be conducted this week, and results will be released at a later date.

The case is currently under investigation by the Davis County Sheriff’s Office, Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation, State Fire Marshall’s Office, Iowa Department of Transportation, the Davis County Attorney and the Office of State Medical Examiner.

The case is ongoing.

If you have any information regarding the investigation, you are asked to contact the Davis County Law Enforcement Center at (641) 664-2385.

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