By CBSLA Staff

SANTA ANA (CBSLA) — A fire in the brush along the Santa Ana riverbed trail revealed the body of a man, authorities said Thursday.

(credit: Chris Ercoli/CBS)

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Firefighters responded to the report of a brush fire along the Santa Ana riverbed trail at 3:26 a.m. and quickly put out a small fire burning in shrubbery, where the body of a man was found.

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The body was partially burned, according to Santa Ana police. Homicide detectives responded to the scene to investigate the suspicious death.

The man’s identity was not immediately known.

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Anyone with information about the death or the fire can call Santa Ana police homicide detectives at (7714) 245-8390.