Salinas police said Thursday that a woman whose body was found in a burning car last week committed suicide.

The body was in the driver's seat of a car discovered engulfed in flames about 6 p.m. Feb. 19 in the 1100 block of Parkside Street.

Police said their investigation revealed the woman's death to be a suicide. She was identified as Dominique Gachett, 27, of Salinas.