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Boulder Man Who Set Car on Fire and Died Identified

July 11, 2018
Boulder Man Who Set Car on Fire and Died Identified

The Boulder County Coroner's Office has identified a man who was found dead Sunday in the front seat of a car that he had intentionally set on fire.

A man who died after intentionally setting his car on fire near the Boulder Rifle Club on Sunday has been identified as 64-year-old William Scheffel, of Boulder.

The Boulder County Coroner’s Office has completed an autopsy and Scheffel’s cause and manner of death are pending further investigation, according to news release.

Boulder County sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of a burning car near the 4900 block of North 26th Street on Sunday morning and found charred human remains in the driver’s seat of the car.

Scheffel’s death remains under investigation, but no foul play is suspected.

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