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FBI investigating body found in trunk of burning car near Church Rock

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The FBI and Navajo Nation Division of Public Safety are investigating a body that was found in the trunk of a burning car near Church Rock, N.M.

The body, which was badly burned, was taken to the state Office of the Medical Investigator for determination of cause of death and identification.

The vehicle, believed to be a Dodge Avenger SXT, was discovered on fire off Pipeline Road, in an isolated area north of Church Rock July 15.

Anybody with information about this incident, or who recalls seeing anything suspicious in the area on July 15 between the hours of 6 and 7 am, is asked to call the FBI at (505) 889-1300 or online at tips.fbi.gov.