Dorset

Man's body found in burnt-out car in Portland

A man's body has been found in a burnt-out car after firefighters were called to a blaze in Dorset.

Dorset Fire Service said it was alerted to the fire in the New Ground area of Portland at 1423 BST on Tuesday.

Police said they were treating the death as unexplained. They are now trying to find out the man's identity.

The fire service and Dorset Police have started an investigation into how the fire started. The coroner has been notified.

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