Firefighters discovered a 60-year-old man dead in a tent after extinguishing a garbage fire in downtown Los Angeles Thursday.
The fire was reported at 741 Towne Ave., between Seventh and Eighth streets and San Pedro Street and Central Avenue, at about 5:05 p.m., said Nicholas Prange of the Los Angeles Fire Department.
The man’s name was not released, and it was not immediately clear how he died. LAFD and Los Angeles Police Department personnel were investigating the fire and death, Prange said.
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