Public Safety

Body found in Iowa City car fire on Gilbert Court

A body was found inside a burning car in Iowa City on Monday night.

Authorities responded to a report of a burning vehicle in the lot next to the former Crowded Closet building at 1213 Gilbert Court just before 11 p.m. Monday, according to a news release.

Firefighters extinguished the blaze and found the body inside the car. Details, including the person’s identity, have not been released, and the Iowa City Police Department is investigating whether a crime occurred, the release said.

Anyone with information is asked to contact (319) 356-5275.

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