Fire Chief Bill Raison, right, answers questions from the media about the investigation of a body found shot and burned in a car early Monday. Police Chief Charles Horner, left, also provided information.
Authorities have identified the man found dead in a burned-out car early Monday morning as Donald R. Kidd, 51, of Ashland, Ky. According to Portsmouth Police Chief Charles Horner, Kidd died of a gunshot wound.
Horner would not elaborate as to whether he was shot in the car or how many gunshot wounds he suffered. Kidd's body was found when firefighters responded to the car fire in an alley off the 1300 block of Findlay Street.
Check back for the full story.