Calgary

Body found in burnt vehicle near Stettler

A body was found in a burnt-out vehicle near Stettler, Alta. on Saturday morning, police said in a news release Sunday.

Calgary medical examiner will conduct an autopsy on Monday

If you have any information about the incident, please contact Stettler RCMP at 1-403-742-3382 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477. (Robert Short/CBC)

A body was found in a burnt-out vehicle near Stettler, Alta. on Saturday morning, police said in a news release Sunday.

RCMP responded to a call at about 11:45 a.m.

Police have not released information about the age or gender of the deceased.

The RCMP's Major Crimes unit is assisting with the investigation. A Calgary medical examiner will conduct an autopsy on Monday. 

Stettler is about 75 kilometres east of Red Deer.

If you have any information about the incident, please contact Stettler RCMP at 1-403-742-3382 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.