Homicide detectives in Hawthorne are investigating the death of a man whose body was found inside a burned home on Sunday, authorities said.
Firefighters responded to the residence on the 5000 block of West 135th Street in Hawthorne about 8:30 a.m. after someone reported seeing smoke coming from the residence, according to a statement from the
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.
After the fire was extinguished, authorities searching the residence found the body of a man in the living room. The man may have died of smoke inhalation, but the investigation is ongoing, according to the news release.