LYNWOOD, Calif. (KABC) -- A burned body was found Friday morning at the Metro Long Beach Boulevard Station in Lynwood, prompting a suspicious death investigation.
The body was discovered just after 7 a.m. on the stairs of the Metro Green Line station on Long Beach Boulevard, detectives told Eyewitness News.
Though limited details were released, investigators said firefighters were initially responding to reports of a trash fire before the body of a man was found.
His identity has not been released. Anyone with information is urged to contact the LASD's Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500.
Metro Green Line rail service was suspended at the station during the investigation. Buses were brought in to shuttle rail passengers between the Willowbrook/Rosa Parks Station and the Lakewood Station, according to Metro, which advised passengers to allow 10 to 15 minutes of extra time.
The station was reopened and rail service returned to normal around 3 p.m.
City News Service contributed to this report.