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Body Is Believed to Be Kidnapped Man

September 30, 2002

A body found in a burned sport utility vehicle in Gardena is believed to be that of a 42-year-old Los Angeles man kidnapped late Friday night, police said Sunday.

Police are searching for four people in connection with the death of Cedric Wright.

Neighbors had reported that Wright was pulled into a dark SUV at 11:25 p.m. in the 400 block of South Harvard Boulevard.

Shortly after 2 a.m. Saturday, firefighters responded to a report of an SUV on fire in the 17900 block of Vermont Avenue. The body inside has not been positively identified, but authorities said they assume it is Wright.

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