ME IDs body found in a burned vehicle on South Side, SAPD says

The manner of death is still being determined.


A body found in a burned vehicle hidden in some brush on the South Side has now been identified.

According to the Bexar County Medical Examiner’s office, the victim is 22-year-old Bralynn Sampson.

Her body was discovered back on December 10 near the I-10 and I-37 exchange on the South Side.

San Antonio police say the vehicle was off the roadway when they found it.

The medical examiner’s office says Sampson died from burn injuries and smoke inhalation.

The manner of death is still being determined.


A woman’s body was found within brush near a burned vehicle on the city’s South Side early Saturday morning, according to San Antonio police.

Police responded to the 1400 block of IH-10 at IH-37 for a vehicle on fire.

Officers found the vehicle off the roadway and hidden in the brush, said SAPD.

SAPD determined that the fire was not an accident and had been at the location for some time.

After the San Antonio fire department put the fire out, an unknown female’s body was found outside of the vehicle.

SAFD Arson and SAPD investigators processed the scene.

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