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Person Found Dead Inside RV Fire in South LA

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The body of a person was discovered inside a burned-out RV by LAFD firefighters early Thursday morning in South LA.

Crews responded to the 200 block of W. 38th Street in the Historic South-Central neighborhood, near the 110 Freeway, at about 3 a.m. and found a fire at a curbside homeless encampment involving a parked recreational vehicle, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.

Firefighters quickly put out the flames and discovered a person dead. That person's identity and manner of death were not immediately known.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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