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Identity Of Body Found In Burnt Vehicle Released

The identity of the person whose body was found in a burned vehicle last fall in Grass Valley has been released. The Nevada County Coroner’s Office says 67-year-old Deborah Wharton, of Grass Valley, died as the result of an unreported solo vehicle accident, in November of last year. But the details on how the crash occurred will likely not be determined. The vehicle and body was found in a grassy area off Amber Street.

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