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Burned body found in Washington County identified

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WASHINGTON COUNTY -- The body of a man found inside a burned-out car in Washington County has been positively identified.

The University of Utah announced Friday that the state medical examiner identified the body as that of Zachary Ruble.

Ruble was a freshman at the university, majoring in bioengineering. He was from Maysville, Ky.

Ruble is the third person to have been found in similar circumstances within the past month. Investigators have been working to find elements that link the cases or indicate foul play. So far, they have found no indication of either.

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