Savannah-Chatham County police said an autopsy was done and the woman was identified as 18-year-old Amber Deloach of Savannah, a former St. Vincent’s Academy and Islands High School student.
Police tell The Savannah Morning News that her death is being investigated as a homicide.
Deloach’s body was found early Sunday after firefighters responded to a vehicle fire in the Yamacraw Village public housing complex near downtown.
Savannah-Chatham County police spokeswoman Gena Bilbo says the body was spotted as the flames were being extinguished.
___ Information from: Savannah Morning News.