Body found after Northampton car fire identified as Florence man

Hampshire County

Authorities have released more information about the man who was found dead inside a car off Burts Pit Road on June 15.

Mary Carey of the Northwestern District Attorney’s office told 22News a 32-year-old Florence man was found dead in the incident.

Carey said the cause of death continues to be under investigation by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.

The DA’s office told 22News that Friday that there was a small fire inside the passenger compartment of the car, which was found at a dog park, not far from the Northampton Community Garden.

No further details were available.

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