Body found in burning car in Mims

No one sought as part of investigation, officials say

MIMS, Fla. – Few details were immediately available after a dead body was found in a burning car in Mims, according to Brevard County Sheriff's Office spokesman Tod Goodyear. 

Emergency responders cordoned off Bethune Avenue near Wiley Avenue in Mims around 3 p.m. Monday after reports of a burning car in the area, News 6 partner Florida Today reported. When the fire was extinguished, the body was discovered inside. 

Medical examiners will work to determine the cause of the death and the identity of the individual, according to Goodyear. 

The Sheriff's Office could not provide identifying information on the deceased person. Crime scene investigators, detectives and medical examiners were present at the scene as part of the ongoing investigation. 

Goodyear said nobody was being sought as a part of the investigation Monday.