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The agencies investigating a dead body found in a burned SUV in Matagorda County have so far not released any further information about the individual whose remains were found on Sunday.

Both the Matagorda County Sheriff’s Office and the Victoria Police Department said the 2018 Ford Explorer where the human remains were found could be connected to a VPD investigation into a 38-year-old Victoria woman reported missing over the weekend, but neither agency answered follow-up questions about how the two incidents may be related.

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Mark Rosenberg reports on local, regional and breaking news for the Victoria Advocate as a Report for America corps member. He can be reached at mrosenberg@vicad.com or 361-574-1264 or on Twitter at @markrosenberg32. To support local journalism at the Advocate through Report for America, go to VictoriaAdvocate.com/report.

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