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Body Found Inside Burned Building in Downtown L.A.

A body was found Saturday inside a building in downtown Los Angeles that had been damaged by fire, authorities said.

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(Credit: KTLA)

Firefighters found the body around 7 a.m. inside the American Fabric Company located at 719 East 9th Street (map) in the Fashion District, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

The blaze broke out Friday.  A day later when fire investigators returned to inspect the scene, they discovered a body inside, the LAPD said.

Foul play was not suspected, police later told KTLA 5.

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