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Burned body found in Angeles National Forest

May 30, 2009 |  3:18 pm

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department homicide detectives are investigating the death of a man who they say may have been set on fire near the Golden State Freeway in Angeles National Forest this morning.

Los Angeles County firefighters discovered the body after putting out what was reported as a debris fire. The small fire was reported by a passerby around 12:30 a.m. near the Templin Highway offramp.

The man has not been identified. Anyone with further information can call homicide detectives at (323) 890-5500. Callers can remain anonymous.

-- Ruben Vives