RCMP and the Vancouver Island Integrated Major Crime Unit are investigating after a body was found in a burned out car on the Pacheedaht First Nation in Port Renfrew.

Sooke RCMP received calls around 10 AM on Tuesday for a report of a burned vehicle, a grey 2004 Pontiac Grand Am.

RCMP say human remains were found inside the car and they are now working with VIIMCU, the BC Coroners Service, and the Integrated Forensic Identification Section to identify the remains.

Anyone with information about this crime or the whereabouts of a 2004 grey Pontiac Grand Am leading up to this event, contact the Sooke RCMP at 250-642-5241 and cite file 2016-5948, or if you wish to remain anonymous, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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