BREAKING: Police identify human remains found in burning vehicle

February 26, 2018 - The Henry County Sheriff's Office is investigating a homicide after a body was found in a burning vehicle over the weekend.  Sheriff Lane Perry said someone called 911 around 5:00 p.m. yesterday reporting a car on fire. 

The car was located by emergency crews a short distance from Irisburg Road in the woods.  After putting out the flames, Sheriff Perry said they found human remains inside the car. 

An autopsy has confirmed that the remains are those of Juanita Dalton, 74, of Chatham and her death has been ruled a homicide.

This remains an on-going investigation.  Check ABC-13 WSET for updates. 


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