Body found by fierfighters in trunk of burning car on North Marine Drive early Wednesday morning.

FILE PHOTO - Portland police vehicles.Police are investigating a body found in the trunk of a burned car early Wednesday in North Portland.

According to police, the investigation began at 1:01 a.m. on Sept. 5 when Portland Fire and Rescue personnel responded to the report of a vehicle fire in the 6200 block of North Marine Drive. As firefighters battled the car fire, they located what was believed to be a deceased person inside the vehicle and requested North Precinct officers respond to the scene.

Members with the Portland Police Bureau Detective Division's Homicide Detail responded to assume the suspicious death investigation. Criminalist with the Forensic Evidence Division also responded to assist.

Anyone with information regarding this shooting investigation should contact the Portland Police Bureau non-emergency line at 503-823-3333.

This story will be updated when more information is available.

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