Authorities in Des Moines say a man's body has been found in a burned van.

Des Moines Fire Department spokesman Steven Brown says firefighters and police were called before 5 a.m. Sunday. When they arrived on the scene, they found a vehicle engulfed in flames that was parked next to a detached garage.

Authorities say the man's body was found in the passenger seat. His name has not been released, pending notification of family.

Police and fire departments in Des Moines are investigating the incident. A cause of the fire has not been determined.