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Aurora police asking for witnesses after suspicious fatal car fire on I-225

Posted at 1:04 PM, Sep 09, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-09 17:32:16-04

AURORA, Colo. — Aurora police are asking for the public's help as they piece together what happened before a fatal car fire on the shoulder of Interstate 225.

Police said on Saturday evening, the driver of a blue SUV pulled out of the southbound lanes of I-225 near E. Colfax Avenue, drove onto the shoulder and stopped the car. The car was parked before it caught fire.

Police received a report of a car fire and responded to the scene around 1 a.m. Sunday. After firefighters extinguished the blaze, they found a body inside.

The person has not been identified. This incident is still under investigation.

If you were in the area and saw the car pull over or any other cars parked near it, contact Det. Chad Lampson at 303-739-6013.