The Los Angeles Police and Fire Departments are in the middle of an investigation into the cause of death of a man whose burned body was found near the Route 110 South exit on Avenue 60 Friday morning.
"They found a male deceased in suspicious circumstances at around 5:30 a.m. on Friday morning in the park area at Avenue 60 and Arroyo Drive, LAPD Sgt. Sanford Rosenberg told Patch. "The Los Angeles Fire Department responded to a call of fire. The man's body was burned."
Rosenberg said the police and fire department are currently "in the middle of an investigation" to determine if the fire was sparked accidentally or if somebody intentionally tried to burn the victim.
Police were unable to provide an identification for the deceased.
"We believe he was a transient," Rosenberg said.
Check back with Patch for more details as we get them.