Detectives Investigating Burned Body of Homeless Man in Van Nuys

Rebekah Sager
September 12, 2019 - 2:23 pm

Los Angeles Police Department Robbery-Homicide Division detectives are investigating the badly burned body of a man found at Lake Balboa Park in the Van Nuys area

According to the coroner's office, the still-unidentified body was discovered Tuesday at 8:30 a.m. near Balboa and Burbank boulevards. There's still an autopsy pending. 

According to the LAPD crime data, the victim is believed to be the 28th homeless person killed in the city in 2019. 

This is a developing story.