Man found inside burning car in Washington Co. identified

WASHINGTON COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) - WKYT has learned the name of a man found dead inside a burning car in Washington County.

State Police say the State Medical Examiner's Office identified the man as Thomas Pendygraft, 20, of Marion County. Police say the car the body was found in belonged to his father.

Investigators still aren't sure what caused Pendygraft's death. Police found the burning car the morning of August 1 in the parking lot of the Springfield Reservoir.

State police are now asking the public for any tips in the case.

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