EMPORIA, Kan. (KSNT) – Multiple agencies are investigating after a body was found in a burned vehicle on September 6.
Around 10:00 a.m. deputies responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle near Road 160 and Road T. When deputies arrived, they found a body in the vehicle. The vehicle had been on fire.
The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office identified the person inside the car as Jesus Avila-Galvan Jr., 19, of Emporia. According to the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office, the incident is now ruled as a homicide.
Police ask anyone with information to contact the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office.