Gloucestershire

Man dies in Rodborough Common car fire

Rodborough Common, Stroud Image copyright Google
Image caption Police said the man's body was found in a 4x4 vehicle which was alight on Rodborough Common

A man has died in a car fire in Gloucestershire, police have said.

Officers were called by the fire service to a 4x4 vehicle alight on Rodborough Common, Stroud at 04:55 GMT.

They found a body in the car shortly afterwards. The circumstances of his death are being treated as "unknown".

Although the body has not been formally identified, detectives have made contact with the next of kin of the registered owner, who is a man from Hertfordshire.

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