Body Found Burnt Inside a Car in Hopkins County

A gruesome discovery in Hopkins County has investigators hard at work.

Authorities found a body burning inside car, in a cornfield near Morton's Gap.

Police say fire crews put out the fire on Saturday night and found the body.

Neighbors like, Alice Shelton, says it's a quiet community and now she is on high alert.

"This has always been a quiet community from what I've been told," she says, "we thought well maybe nothing would happen like this in this community."

Police are still investigating what started the fire.

They have not yet released the name of the victim. is happy to provide a forum for commenting and discussion. Please respect and abide by the house rules:

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