Authorities in Renville County are investigating the death of a person whose body was found in a burned-out car.

At around 1 p-m Sunday the sheriff’s office got a report of a burned-up vehicle in a drainage ditch in the 81-thousand block of 370th Street about one mile west of Bird Island.   Law enforcement located a vehicle that had been fully consumed by fire.  Inside they discovered suspected human remains.   They will be sent to the Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office for identification and determination of the cause and manner of death