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Authorities identify body found in burned vehicle in Newton County
The body discovered inside a burned vehicle at 12:05 a.m. on May 16th close to the Toledo Ben Dam in Newton County has been identified, according to the Newton County Sheriff's Office.
The person was identified as 21-year-old Justin Taylor Martin of Orange, the release stated.
The identification was made by the Jefferson County Morgue through DNA Testing, the news release stated.
Since the case is an ongoing homicide investigation, anyone with information about the case can notify the Newton County Sheriff's Office.