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BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Buffalo police are pursuing leads in the city's latest homicide.

The Erie County Medical Examiner's Office has confirmed that the death of a woman found early Monday in a burning car was a murder.

Firefighters responding to a car fire around 1:30 a.m. Monday on Buffalo's east side discovered the woman's body in a 2004 Pontiac as they were extinguishing the blaze.

Buffalo police have identified the victim as 30-year-old Desirae James of Buffalo.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to call or text the confidential tip call line at 847-2255 or email at www.bpdny.org .