VAN BUREN, Ark. (AP) - Authorities in Franklin County say remains found in a burned vehicle are that of a missing Van Buren woman.
Deputies on Tuesday said the body found on June 23 was that of 36-year-old Jessie May Lovett.
The remains were found in a wooded area north of Interstate 40 in Franklin County, and the vehicle was found in flames.
The Southwest Times Record reports (http://is.gd/ZnaucI ) the death appears to have been accidental.
Officials say the car may have overheated and ignited the ground beneath it. An autopsy revealed Lovett died from smoke inhalation.
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