Body found in burned car identified

Published: Apr. 28, 2017 at 5:02 PM CDT
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A woman whose body was found inside a burning car in DeSoto Parish has been identified.

The Louisiana State Fire Marshal's Office identified the victim as 51-year-old Kelly Jo Brunettin.

Chief Deputy Brant Thompson told KSLA-TV the car was found around 1:45 a.m. Friday on Interstate 49 southbound near Stonewall.

According to an autopsy report, Brunettin died from smoke inhalation.

The fire marshal's office is working to determine the cause of the fire.