Two bodies badly burnt during a vehicle fire in Vermilion Parish earlier this week have been identified as a male and a female, but their races are still unknown, according to the Vermilion Parish Sheriff's Office.

The bodies were found Wednesday in a burnt vehicle on Claude Road in Maurice, Maj. Darryl Leblanc with the sheriff's office said.

The license plates on the vehicle were stolen, police said.

The case remains under investigation. Anyone with information is urged to call police.

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