Man's body found in trunk of burning car in January identified - KSLA News 12 Shreveport, Louisiana News Weather & Sports

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Man's body found in trunk of burning car in January identified

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SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) -

Caddo Parish Coroner's Office has identified the man's body found in a burning vehicle in late January of this year.

The discovery of as 26-year-old Lorenzo White was made January 31st in Shreveport's Cedar Grove neighborhood.

Firefighters were called at 8:20 p.m. to fight a vehicle fire on Southern Avenue between East 61st and East 63rd streets, Caddo 911 dispatch records show.

They found the burning sedan in an alley behind East 61st Street between Southern and Lexington avenues, Hines said.

The body was discovered in the trunk of a Mercury Marquis soon after the fire was extinguished.

A representative of the Caddo coroner's office also has joined the investigation to determine to official cause of death. 

The car, which was heavily damaged in the fire, is being impounded as evidence.

Crimestoppers is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the identity of the person or persons responsible for the crime.

Anyone with information is urged to contact CrimeStoppers at 318-673-7373 or visit www.lockemup.org.

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