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Burned body found in Playa Vista; police investigating

November 29, 2013|By Joseph Serna
  • A map shows the approximate location of where a burned body was discovered in Playa Vista on Friday.
A map shows the approximate location of where a burned body was discovered… (Google Maps )

Los Angeles police are investigating the discovery of a burned body found in Playa Vista early Friday.

Authorities said the body of an adult male was found outside about 7:15 a.m. in the 5700 block of Mesmer Avenue.

Homicide detectives were on the scene, but few details were immediately available.

Los Angeles County coroner officials had yet to identify the body.

There have been four violent crimes in Playa Vista in the last six months, according to the Los Angeles Times crime mapping database.

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joseph.serna@latimes.com

Twitter: @josephserna

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