Redmond Car Fire And Death Investigation

Redmond, Ore. – Redmond Police and Fire responded to a car fire last night around 11 o’clock and when they arrived found a deceased person inside.

The fire was reported in the area of NW 21st street and NW Larch Avenue and when crews arrived they put out the fire and then discovered the body.

The cause of the fire and cause of death are being investigated by Redmond Police,, Oregon State Police and several other local agencies.  Police have identified the remains and contacted the family.

Redmond Police are asking for the public’s help.  They say if you saw a suspicious person or vehicle in that area or anything else suspicious after sunset to contact investigators.  You can call the 911 non-emergency line at: 541-693-6911.

Police say they may release more information on the case on Monday, November 17th.

If you see local news happen, call the Horizon Broadcasting Group News Tip Hotline at 541-323-NEWS, or email us.


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