RANCHO PALOS VERDES (CBSLA.com) — A man whose body was found in a burning SUV in Rancho Palos Verdes was identified Wednesday as a Long Beach resident.

Christopher Waters, 42, was found inside the vehicle, which was set on fire at a home in the 30100 block of Miraleste Drive in Rancho Palos Verdes at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, sheriff’s Deputy Mark Pope said.

Waters was found inside after the fire was extinguished. The cause of his death has not yet been determined.

Anyone with information about the investigation can call the sheriff’s Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500.

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