Man, dog found dead in Columbia County after car fire

June 14, 2019 07:19 PM

COPAKE - An investigation is underway after a person is found dead inside a car.

Columbia County sheriff's deputies responded to a report of a car fire on North Mountain Road in Copake.


After putting the fire out, authorities found the victim in the front passenger area of the car. Police can only tell NewsChannel 13 it was a male victim.  They also say a dog was found dead in the vehicle.

There is no word yet on the cause of death.


WNYT Staff

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