RANCHO PALOS VERDES, Calif. (KTLA) — An investigation is underway after a body was found in a burning SUV on a basketball court in Rancho Palos Verdes.
Firefighters initially were called to the scene to extinguish a car fire in the 30100 block of Miraleste Drive.
“I called 911, and then a few minutes later I heard an explosion go off,” neighbor Ann Albritton recalled.
But when firefighters put the flames out, they found a body in the back of the vehicle.
The victim has been identified as 42-year-old Christopher Waters of Long Beach.
Rick Chambers has more.