Naked woman found beside car engulfed in flames in Topeka

Crews responded to reports of a vehicle fire in Topeka on Tuesday morning after a naked woman was found laying beside it.
Published: Aug. 2, 2022 at 9:41 AM CDT
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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - Crews responded to reports of a vehicle fire in Topeka on Tuesday morning after a naked woman was found laying beside it.

Emergency crews in Topeka were called to the 1700 block of SW Fairlawn just after 9 a.m. on Tuesday morning, Aug. 2, with reports of a vehicle fire between two homes quickly encroaching on the residences.

When they arrived, crews said a white sedan was completely engulfed in flames with a nude woman laying in the grass beside it.

Officers believe the woman suffered a panic attack following the incident. The woman refused treatment by AMR and was released at the scene.

Crews on the scene told 13 NEWS that the car fire was most likely arson.

During the investigation, officials told 13 NEWS that a person of interest was caught and is believed to have started the fire.

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