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Source: South Australia Police

Police sadly report two people have died in the Kangaroo Island bushfires overnight.

In the early hours of  Saturday 4 January, a CFS crew discovered a body in a burnt-out vehicle on the Playford Highway at Gosse, situated on the north-west side of Kangaroo Island, and a second person was located deceased nearby , not far from the burnt-out vehicle.

SAPOL  Major Crime and Forensic Response Section are in attendance and are investigating the circumstances surrounding the deaths and preparing a report for the Coroner.

No further information is currently available – with identification of the deceased still to be conducted.