Body found in burning vehicle in Porterville


The Tulare County Sheriff’s Office asking for your help, after finding a body in a burning car early this morning, in Porterville.

Firefighters on the Tule River Tribe Reservation got a report of a loud explosion and vehicle fire, near Road 240 and Indian Reservation Drive, around 1:14 a.m.

Cal Fire and Tulare County Fire also arrived to help, finding the body in the vehicle, which was on fire.

Tulare detectives are calling this a suspicious death, and waiting on an autopsy.

Anyone with information should contact the sheriff’s office.

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