Manhattan The death of a Manhattan man whose body was found in a burning car has been ruled accidental.
Riley County police on Friday identified the victim as 21-year-old Christopher Garlow. The cause of death is listed as inhalation of hot fumes and gases.
Police came upon a 2002 BMW 330XI engulfed in flames early Thursday on a Manhattan street. When firefighters were able to extinguish the blaze, they found Garlow’s body inside.
Investigators have determined the fire started accidentally in the car’s engine compartment.