Discovery of Burning Body Near Inglewood 7-Eleven Prompts Homicide Investigation

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An investigation was underway in Inglewood Wednesday morning after a body was found on fire, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department.

(Credit: KTLA)
(Credit: KTLA)

Firefighters responded to the area of 94th Street and La Brea Avenue (map) shortly before 6 a.m. and discovered a deceased man engulfed in flames behind a 7-Eleven, according to county fire Supervisor Robert Diaz.

Multiple police vehicles were parked by Bestway Market, which was located down the street from the 7-Eleven, aerial video showed.

A homicide unit was investigating at the scene, according to a watch commander with the Inglewood Police Department.

It was not immediately known how the man died. His name and age have not been released.

No further details were available.

KTLA’s Justin Burton contributed to this report.

Check back for updates on this developing story.

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