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Body Discovered in Burning Car on 10 Freeway Onramp

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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.

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“We have no idea who this is or how they died,” Pomona police Lt. Eddie Vazquez said, according to the L.A. Times.