Authorities Tuesday identified a man found dead in a burning trash can in South Los Angeles.
The discovery was made at 3:13 a.m. Monday at 8130 South Grand Ave., Brian Humphrey of the Los Angeles Fire Department said.
"An officer observed a trash can fire and when he went to extinguish it he observed human legs,'' Officer Norma Eisenman of Los Angeles Police Department Media Relations said.
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The man was identified by the Los Angeles County coroner's office as Daniel Ramirez, 28, of Long Beach.
Anyone with information on the case was urged to call (877) LAPD-247.