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Detectives seek to identify body found in burning car near Big Bear

Detectives Monday were seeking to identify a badly burned body found in a vehicle that was engulfed in flames near Big Bear.

Deputies and firefighters found the body about 2:15 a.m. Monday after flames had been extinguished in the vehicle on Highway 18, the San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department said.

The age, race or gender of the body could not be determined.

Anyone with information is asked to call Sgt. Frank Montanez or Det. David Johnson at (909) 387-3589.


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