Body found in burned car in Lake County identified as missing Milwaukee teacher
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Kathleen Ryan

via WGN:

GURNEE, Ill. (WGN) -- A body found in a burned car Saturday has been identified as Milwaukee-area teacher Kathleen Ryan.

The Lake County Coroner identified the body as 56-year-old Ryan on Thursday.

Ryan was a teacher at St. Augustine Preparatory Academy in Milwaukee. She was reported missing Saturday after she was supposed to meet one of her sons at a basketball game, but she never arrived.

The car Ryan was known to drive was found on fire in the driveway of a home near Route 41 and Stearns Schools Road in Lake County. Inside the car was a body burned beyond recognition.

The coroner is still working to determine the cause of death.

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