Update: Body found inside burning car

The mini van on fire before emergency vehicles arrived

PARSIPPANY — There’s a mystery after a body was found inside a burning car on Lake Shore Drive, around noon on Monday, May 18.

It’s still not clear what happened and the body has not been identified.

The Medical Examiner will perform an autopsy to determine exactly how the person died.

Police responded to the scene of a minivan fire on Lake Shore Drive in the Lake Parsippany section of the township. Morris County Prosecutors Office and Morris County Sheriff Department investigated the scene along with the Parsippany Police Department.

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All photos (c) Parsippany Focus, 2015 by Nicolas Limanov