Victims identified in December car fire in Punta Gorda

Posted at 11:07 AM, Apr 25, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-25 22:55:01-04

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. -- Investigators have identified the two men found in a burned car in rural Punta Gorda last year.

On December 15th, 2016, fire crews responded to a vehicle fire in the 45900 block of Bermont Road, near the entrance to AMI Kids.  Once the fire was extinguished, the bodies of two people were discovered inside.

Thos men have just been identified as 21-year-old Emmanuel Marmolejos, and 27-year-old Anthony Espinosa.  Both men are formerly of the Miami area.

The investigation into this suspicious scene continues.