Ky. man's body found in burning Calif. truck bed

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) - Authorities say the body of a Kentucky man has been found in the bed of a burning pickup truck in Southern California.

The San Bernardino County coroner says in a statement Saturday that firefighters in the city of San Bernardino found the 2001 Dodge truck engulfed in flames in an open field Friday, and when the fire was put out they found a dead man later determined to be 46-year-old Lafe Humble of Owenton, Ky.

Police homicide detectives are investigating Humble's death, and the coroner is performing an autopsy to determine the cause. Authorities released no further details.

San Bernardino is a city of about 200,000 people 60 miles east of Los Angeles.

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