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LAPD Investigate Burning Body Found in Cypress Park Alley

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Authorities responding to a call of a trash fire in an alley at Avenue 28 and Figueroa Street in Cypress Park early this morning discovered that what was on fire was a deceased human body.

The victim, thought to be a male, was wrapped in a tarp, but burned beyond recognition.

The Los Angeles Police Department's detectives and arson specialists are working on the case. No other information about the case has been made available.