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Human remains found in Durham car

Posted August 19, 2011 8:03 p.m. EDT

— Durham police are investigating after human remains were found in a car Thursday afternoon. 

Authorities said they were called to check on a suspicious vehicle in the woods near the 2400 block of South Roxboro Street. They found human remains inside the car. 

No information was available about the identity of the victim or the cause of death. 

It is being investigated as a suspicious death. 

Anyone with information about the death is asked to call Durham police at 919-560-4440, extension 29335 or Crime Stoppers at 919-683-1200. Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases and callers never have to identify themselves.