UNION, NJ – When Union firefighters responded to the report of a vehicle fire in a parking lot Friday morning, they discovered more than just a car fire.

According to Union Police Director Dan Zieser, firefighters discovered a body in the car upon extinguishing the fire.

Firefighters were called to the parking lot of the Ideal Professional Building complex at the corner of Morris Avenue and Lousons Road sometime early Friday morning.

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Zieser said the Union County Prosecutor’s Office is handling the investigation and no further information is currently available.

The Prosecutor’s Office has not yet responded to a request for information on the incident.  Additional information will be published when it becomes available.