Dead Body Discovered in Westwood Being Investigated as Suicide

The body was reportedly discovered during a call for a structure fire

The discovery of a man's body in an apartment building in Westwood is being treated as a suspected suicide, police said today.

Samuel Oliver, 21, said Coroner's Lt. David Smith, adding that a cause of his death has yet to be established.

Oliver's body was found after firefighters responded to a structure fire call in the 600 block of Kelton Avenue at 1:30 a.m., a videographer at the scene said.

Los Angeles Police Sgt. Brian Cook said the death was being investigated as a suicide.

Police and fire personnel remained at the scene, Cook said. He would not say if any fire damage had been found.

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