Woman's body found in burned-out car

Last update: March 30, 2005

GLENWOOD -- Authorities are investigating the death of a woman found Tuesday night in a burned-out car in a driveway on Manor Way.

Witnesses said the victim was a DeBary woman about 50 years old.

The resident of the home where the car was found, Greg Jeffrey, arrived after the fire was extinguished.

Volusia County Fire Services firefighters were called to the scene, 1850 Manor Way, shortly before 9 p.m. Firefighters found the victim inside her vehicle. The Florida Highway Patrol was called to investigate but said the fatality wasn't caused by a crash.

A State Fire Marshal's Office investigator also was called to the scene and said he may end up investigating the case. Volusia County sheriff's deputies joined the investigation Tuesday night.