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Charred remains found in cabin identified as Christopher Dorner

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LOS ANGELES, CA – What many suspected all along is finally confirmed.

The charred remains found in a cabin in Big Bear, California are that of Christopher Dorner, the ex-Los Angeles police officer at the center of the shooting rampage-turned-manhunt.

It took dental records to positively identify Dorner, who was fired from the LAPD in 2009.

Police say Dorner killed four people and wounded three others for a grudge he held against his former colleagues.

The positive ID comes two days after the subsequent shootout and standoff at a cabin in Big Bear Tuesday. The cabin caught fire after officers shot tear gas canisters into it, with Dorner inside. LAPD claims they didn’t purposely burn the cabin down.

Whether or not that’s true, one mystery still remains: what exactly killed Dorner? That detail hasn’t been released yet. Guess it will take even more time for the smoke to clear.