Police are investigating the discovery of a charred human body after a small fire just off the 5 Freeway in Los Angeles early Saturday.
According to the Los Angeles Fire Department, fire crews responded to a small fire near the embankment between the southbound span of the 5 and the North Broadway exit in Lincoln Heights just after 1:30 a.m.
Upon extinguishing the flames, crews made the gruesome discovery.
How the victim got there is unknown, and no information was released about their possible identity.
The investigation is still in its early stages.
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