Car was in a Capitol Hill garage. DC, Capitol police on the scene.
Deceased identified as Ashley Turton, wife of White House liaison to the House of Representatives Dan Turton.
Turton worked as a lobbyist for the Raleigh, N.C.-based utility giant Progress Energy.
She was the former chief of staff to Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn.)
Roll Call is reporting that according to the D.C. Fire and Metropolitan Police departments, Turton’s car was discovered ablaze in a row house garage, presumably the Turton home, in the 800 block of A Street Southeast near Eastern Market.
UPDATE 2: The Rahm Emanuel connection to the deceased.