Spokane Police arrest man suspected of killing woman found inside burning car

Woman's body found inside burning car
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SPOKANE, Wash. — Spokane Police have arrested a man suspected of killing a woman found in a burning car on Thursday night.

Police and Spokane Fire responded to the car fire on 27th and Fiske, right next to Thornton Murphy Park, at around 9:30 p.m.

It wasn’t until they put out the fire that firefighters discovered a woman’s body inside.

READ: A woman’s body found inside car on fire near Thornton Murphy Park

Yasir Darraji was booked into the Spokane County jail on first-degree murder charges Friday night, according to Sgt. Terry Preuninger with the Spokane Police Department.

The investigation is ongoing.