Man found dead in burned out car identified as Ramiro Mendez

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - A man who was found my firefighters dead in a burned car was identified as Ramiro Mendez.

The vehicle was at the intersection of Young Street and south Pacheco Road, officials said.
 
The Bakersfield Fire Department was called to a trash fire Saturday when they found Mendez in the car after the flames were extinguished.
 
The fire and the cause and manner of death of the victim is under investigation.
 
Anyone with information is urged to contact Detective Ryan Kroeker at 326-3546.
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