Sep 16, 2020 5:13 PM

Body found in burning car near Plattsmouth airport

Posted Sep 16, 2020 5:13 PM

PLATTSMOUTH, Neb. (AP) — Authorities found a person's body inside a burning car near the airport in Plattsmouth, about 20 miles south of Omaha.

The Omaha World-Herald reports that firefighters and Cass County Sheriff's deputies responded to a call just before 7 a.m. Monday of a report of a vehicle on fire along a county road.

After extinguishing the fire, authorities found the body in the car's back seat.

Officials had not identified the body by midday Wednesday.

The Nebraska Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating.