Riverhead Town Police have identified the woman who died last night in a vehicle fire at 2 Sebastian Drive as Kimberly Pawlowski, 49, a resident at that address.
Police said in a press release this evening the preliminary investigation indicates the incident was noncriminal in nature.
Police and firefighters responding to reports of a vehicle fire at about 10:34 p.m. found a vehicle fully engulfed in flames parked in the driveway at 2 Sebastian Drive, according to a Riverhead Police Department press release issued early this morning. Fire had also involved an exterior wall of the residence and a dumpster located nearby on the property, police said.
The fire was extinguished by Riverhead Fire Department firefighters. After the fire was put out, a body was discovered inside the vehicle, police said this morning. See prior story.
The investigation is ongoing at this time and anyone with any information is requested to contact the Riverhead Police Department at 631-727-4500
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