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Southern Utah police identify body

ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — The Washington County sheriff's office has identified the body of a man found dead inside a burning car as Zachary Ruble, of Maysville, Ky.

Undersheriff Jake Adams says the state medical examiner used DNA testing to make the identification. Ruble's body was found April near Hurricane, about 300 miles south of Salt Lake City, after a rancher reported seeing an SUV in flames.

The 19-year-old was a student at the University of Utah.

Investigators have not determined if his death and the fire were the result of an accident, suicide or homicide.

Ruble is the third man to be found dead inside a burned car in Utah since March 9. So far, the deaths have not been connected and investigators have not said how each man died.

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