Two people die in Thorpe Bay car fire
- 3 December 2013
- From the section Essex
The deaths of two people who died in a car fire on the Essex coast are being treated as "unexplained", police said.
Fire crews were called to the blaze on the Esplanade, in Thorpe Bay, at about 17:20 GMT.
Police arrived to find "the bodies of what is believed to be two people inside the car", said a spokeswoman.
The fire was put out just before 18:00 GMT. Detectives are now working to confirm the identity of the people who died.
An Essex Police spokeswoman said: "At this stage the deaths are being treated as unexplained and an investigation has begun to establish the events leading up to the car fire."