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Burned body found outside Lake Charles apartment complex

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LAKE CHARLES, La. -

A burned body belonging to a female was found outside a Lake Charles apartment complex today.

Lake Charles police say the female victim was a resident of the complex.

Officers responded to the apartment complex in the 2000 block of Elm Street at 4:56 p.m. and discovered the body. Deputy Chief Mark A. Kraus says officers also discovered a gasoline can near the victim's body. 

At this time, investigators are trying to determine if the fire was accidental. 

The identity of the female victim is being withheld until police assure the next of kin has been notified. 

The investigation is ongoing. 

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