Investigation underway after stolen car found completely burned

FRANKLIN COUNTY, IL (Heartland News at 9) - An investigation is ongoing after the Perry County Sheriff's Office found a car completely burned in a field near Pinckneyville, Illinois.

On Thursday, April 13 at 7:10 a.m. Deputies took a report from Jason and Kacey Smith of rural West Frankfort, Il that their 2010 Ford Explorer was stolen from their driveway the previous evening.

The vehicle was later recovered burned in a field near Pinckneyville, Il.

The investigation is continuing.

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