Body Discovered in Burning Car on 10 Freeway Onramp
Los Angeles County firefighters taking out a car fire on a San Bernardino (10) Freeway onramp late last night in Pomona made a grisly discovery: A human body.
City News Service reports that the car was first called in at about 10:01 p.m. Thursday. The vehicle was on the side of the road of the South Campus Drive onramp to the eastbound 10 Freeway. A few minutes later the report indicated the car was on fire, and by 10:17 p.m. the vehicle was "fully engulfed in flames."
It took about ten minutes for firefighters to get the blaze put out, and at that time, they found the body. A coroner's official has noted that the unidentified victim died under "suspicious circumstances."
Details about the victims gender or age have not been released, and the car fire remains under investigation.
“We have no idea who this is or how they died,” Pomona police Lt. Eddie Vazquez said, according to the L.A. Times.