3 May 2015

Body found in burnt out car

7:39 pm on 3 May 2015

Police are investigating after a body was found in a burnt out car on the Whangamoa Saddle, between Nelson and Blenheim.

The fire service were alerted to the fire on State Highway 6 about 2pm and initially treated it as just a car fire.

But police have confirmed they have found a body in the car, which was burning about 30 metres down a bank.

The body remains in the car with a scene guard in place overnight.