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Body of Burned Man Identified

Written By: Renata Stiehl
Arkport Burned  Body Identified
ARKPORT (WENY) -- Authorities in Steuben County have identified the man found burned to death in a car in Arkport yesterday. The body was identified as 35 year old Thomas Ames, II of Arkport. The Steuben County Sheriff says Ames parked his car in a parking lot at least one hour before it caught fire. The fire started in the engine compartment, while Ames was still inside. The death is being ruled accidental, and no foul play is suspected.

ARKPORT (WENY) -- Authorities in Steuben County have identified the man found burned to death in a car in Arkport yesterday.

The body was identified as 35 year old Thomas Ames, II of Arkport.

The Steuben County Sheriff says Ames parked his car in a parking lot at least one hour before it caught fire. The fire started in the engine compartment, while Ames was still inside.

The death is being ruled accidental, and no foul play is suspected.