Body Found In Burning Minivan In Bethesda

Fire appears to have started inside minivan

Police are searching for any clues that might help them solve a case of minivan fire and burned body.

Even police are calling this a weird case. Someone called 911 just before 4 a.m. to report a Kia minivan on fire in the 4900 block of Bradley Boulevard next to Arlington Road.

After firefighters put out the blaze, the body of 45-year-old Ebrima Sarr was found in the driver's seat.  Because of the fire, they're not sure of the victim's age or gender.

Police said they don't know if this could be a case of foul play or if there might have been some kind of accident.  No other cars were found at the scene.

The fire appears to have started inside the minivan, not in the engine compartment, according to a spokesperson with Montgomery County Fire and Rescue.

Bradley Boulevard was to remain closed through the morning commute as the investigation continues.

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