LOS ANGELES -- A brush fire in Malibu last night turned into a murder investigation.
A man's body has been found inside a burned-out vehicle near Malibu.
Topanga Canyon Boulevard, about a mile from Pacific Coast Highway.
Two dozen city and county firefighters and two water-dropping helicopters put the fire -- which burned about a quarter-acre -- out relatively quickly.
Crews were about to tow the car away when a human body was discovered in the trunk.
Authorities have not identified the remains.
Arson and homicide detectives are investigating.
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