Suspicious death in Citrus under investigation

- Citrus County Sheriff's Office is investigating a suspicious death after responding to a call in reference to a brush fire early Monday morning. 

According to a post on the sheriff's office Facebook page. deputies responded to the call about a brush fire at 2490 W. Sunripe Loop at approximately 3:30 a.m. Upon arrival, crews discovered a vehicle "fully involved" in the blaze, with one person dead inside. 

Detectives and forensic units are investigating the scene. 

Stay with FOX 13 as the story develops. 

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