4 May 2015

Police seek sightings of car

4:57 pm on 4 May 2015

Police investigating the discovery of a burnt out vehicle with a body inside north of Nelson are working on removing the vehicle from the scene.

The Fire Service was called to the scene on the Whangamoa Saddle on State Highway 6 yesterday afternoon and found the car about 30m over a bank, fully engulfed in flames.

Police investigating the unexplained car fire are calling for sightings of the 1995 silver Nissan Sunny Saloon yesterday afternoon, and want to hear from anyone who saw a car parked on the side of the road in that area.

Police are trying to establish the identity of the dead person.