Body found in burning car in alleyway between Cruger and Holland Avenues in Allerton
THE BRONX - A man's body was discovered Tuesday morning after firefighters extinguished a car fire in an Allerton alleyway.
Authorities found the burning car in an alleyway between Cruger and Holland Avenues at around 6 a.m.
News 12 spoke with family members who say the body found in the car was 40-year-old Wayne Thomas. Police have not yet confirmed the victim’s identity.
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According to police sources, the vehicle did not have license plates and the man inside was in the back seat. They are calling the incident a homicide.
People who live along the alleyway say they woke up to smoke and the sound of helicopters circling the area.
No arrests have been made.