Body found in vehicle fire

LITHONIA, Ga. (CBS46) -- Reports of a vehicle fire turned into more when DeKalb County fire units discovered a body within the engulfed van Friday morning. 

It happened on Coffee and Lithonia roads at South Stone Mountain at around 3:15 a.m.

DeKalb County police were called to the scene to investigate. Caution tape could be seen roping off the area.

Crime scene investigators and the medical examiner were also called to the incident.

According to a man who was sleeping in his car nearby at the time of the fire, the inside of the car was completely engulfed in flames while the outside was intact.

Officials tell CBS46 they are still working to identify whether this incident was accidental or a homicide.

This is a developing story. 

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