05/16/2014 07:54 EDT | Updated 07/16/2014 05:59 EDT

Alberta Mounties say body found in burning vehicle deemed a homicide

INNISFAIL, Alta. - Mounties say a person found in a burning vehicle in central Alberta was the victim of a homicide.

RCMP say they got a report of a burning vehicle in a field near Innisfail, about 180 kilometres south of Edmonton.

A body was found inside the vehicle, and police say an autopsy has determined it is that of a man.

However, RCMP won't release the cause of death.

They also say the man's identity isn't known.

Anyone with information is asked to contact RCMP.