Burned body found in bathtub inside Del Rey home after fire reported

DEL REY, LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- A person was found burned to death inside a bathtub Monday morning in a home in Del Rey with a suicide note near her body, authorities said.

Although the note was found, authorities are working to determine whether the death was a homicide or suicide, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

The fire was reported around 9:42 a.m. in the 11920 block of West Weir Street in Del Rey.

Firefighters entered the home to find some smoke and a badly burned female body inside a bathtub in a room that had fire damage but no active flames.

The age and identity of the person have not been identified. Police and fire officials are investigating.
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