UPDATE: Deadly Car Fire Under Investigation in Manistee County

Investigators are still unsure what led up to the death of a man whose body was found in a burning car in Manistee County.

The car fire happened along M-115 near Erwin road early Monday morning.

An autopsy was done on the man inside.

The driver was not from Michigan, but say they found registration from Tennessee and paperwork from Florida. Police have confirmed the man has ties to North Carolina.

Investigators say the fire started in the passenger compartment of the vehicle.

The cause of death is still unknown.

Stay with Northern Michigan’s News Leader for updates on this case.