NEW ORLEANS -- Police are investigating the death of an unidentified man found in a burning car in New Orleans East.

Firefighters found the man's body inside of a burning vehicle near the corner of Lake Forest Boulevard and Michoud Boulevard around 11 a.m. Saturday morning according to NOFD.

Firefighters spotted the body in the front passenger seat of the vehicle as they worked to extinguish the fire, which had fully engulfed the vehicle.

The man's death has not been classified yet, according to NOPD.

Eyewitness news will continue to update this story as it develops.