JOLIET, Ill. — Suburban police are investigating after the body of a man was found in a burning vehicle early Thursday morning.
The body was found in the trunk of a rented Dodge Charger in the 1600 block of Patterson Rd in Joliet Township.
The Will County Coroner performed an autopsy and determined the man sustained a gunshot wound.
The victim’s death appears to be a homicide.
The victim’s name is withheld pending positive identification.
The final cause and manner of death is pending the investigation and toxicology reports.