Man found dead in vehicle next to his burning home in Truckee |

Man found dead in vehicle next to his burning home in Truckee

TRUCKEE, Calif. – Police say a Truckee man was found dead Saturday of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound in a vehicle parked next to his burning house.

Police say the home was fully engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived shortly after 8:30 a.m., and the man’s body was found a short time later.

The identity of the man has not been confirmed, but police believe he lived in the house that burned.

The fire and death are under investigation by authorities.

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