RIVER RIDGE, La. - One person is dead after a car fire in River Ridge area apartment complex early Monday morning.

According to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office, the fire started around 3:20 a.m. inside The Creeks Apartments.

The Jefferson Parish Fire Department responded to the scene and found an unidentified victim inside the car. That person was pronounced dead at the scene.

A spokesperson for JPSO said that the victim’s name or cause of death is unknown at this time. The sheriff’s office said more information will be released at a later time.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the JPSO Investigations Bureau at 504-364-5300.

WWL-TV reporter Meghan Kee can be reached at mkee@wwltv.com