California investigators said a woman whose burning body was found hanging from a tree at a popular park may have taken her own life.
According to the Los Angeles Times, a passerby alerted rangers at Griffith Park after spotting a fire that was near a merry-go-round and the Los Angeles Zoo. Park rangers contacted the police, who discovered the body and determined the woman died of self-immolation.
Law enforcement retrieved the woman’s body from the tree. A detective said the body belongs to a “local transient,” the Los Angeles Times reported.
There is reportedly no evidence of foul play. Law enforcement has not publicly identified the decedent.
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