Maryville Man Found Dead In Car

The Blount County sheriff's department is investigating the death of a Maryville man found in a burning vehicle.

The unidentified man was found dead in a on Mountain View Avenue Sunday morning around 6:15 a.m.

Crews arrived on scene to find a vehicle fully engulfed in flames. Once the fire was put out, officials found the man's body in the driver's side seat.

The name of the victim's not being released until positive identification is made. An autopsy is scheduled for early this week at UT Medical Center.