The woman whose body was found on fire in the 8100 block of Tuscany Avenue in Playa Del Rey, yesterday, has been identified as Nicole Harvey, 21, of Los Angeles. According to the LAPD Blog, the coroner has determined that she died due of a gunshot wound and was, mercifully, dead before being set on fire.
No suspects or motives so far. Robbery Homicide is asking for the public's help in getting anything that might help figure out who did this.
Anyone with information is asked to call Robbery Homicide Detectives Brian Carr or Orlando Martinez, at 213-485-2129, during normal business hours. After hours and on weekends, phone the 24-hour Detective Information Desk at 1-877-LAW-FULL (1-877-529-3855). Callers may reamain anonymous.