The body of a 72-year-old man was found inside a burning car in Milford Friday night and police have identified him as Richard Weir, of Milford.
Fire officials said firefighters responded to a reported car fire at 1 Milford Point Road around 10:30 p.m.
When crews arrived, they found a car on fire near the Connecticut Audubon Society Building.
When crews put out the flames they found Weir's body in the the car, fire officials said.
Milford Police, the Milford Fire Marshal, Connecticut State Police Fire & Explosion Unit and the State Medical Examiner’s office are all investigating.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.
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