Body is found in a burnt out car at Nambucca Heads in Northern NSW
- Man’s body found in burnt out car at Nambucca Heads
- Police have launched an investigation into the incident
A man’s body has been discovered inside a burnt out car that was parked in bushland.
Emergency services were called to Simpsons Ridge Road, South Arm, about 25km west of Nambucca Heads in Northern NSW, about 2pm on Monday.
The call was prompted by reports of smoke billowing from bushland in the area.
A car was found on fire at the scene, with nearby scrub also alight. NSW Rural Fire Service firefighters extinguished the blaze.
The body of a man was found inside the torched vehicle.
An investigation has since been launched into the incident by the Mid North Coast Police District.
A post-mortem examination will be conducted on the deceased man to confirm his identity and how he died this week.
Detectives are speaking to the family of a man, 86, who was reported missing on the same day in nearby Macksville.
Macksville is about 20km south-east of South Arm.
Anyone with information about this incident is urged to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
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