South Carolina man found dead in burning car, police say

Police investigating after man's body found inside car


BRUNSWICK, Ga. – A 39-year-old South Carolina man was found dead inside a burned car early Monday in Brunswick, Georgia, police said.

Patrol officers were called to U.S. 17 North near Grants Ferry Road after 911 calls reported a vehicle on fire, according to the Glynn County Police Department.

The officers found a 1994 Cadillac Deville with a South Carolina tag engulfed in flames on the side of the road.

After firefighters extinguished the fire, Matthew Lee Johnson was found dead inside. Johnson is from Anderson, South Carolina.

The investigation is ongoing, police said.

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