Police are investigating the death of a person inside a car in the parking lot of S.I. Bowl on Route 13 in Carterville.
Officials with the Herrin Fire Department say they were called to the parking lot around 2:38 in the morning Saturday when they discovered a fire that totaled two vehicles and damaged another.
When officials investigated one of the vehicles, they discovered the body of 33-year-old Shaun Saltzman of Simpson. A preliminary autopsy performed by the Williamson County Coroner’s Office says the Saltzman died from smoke inhalation.
The investigation is ongoing.