[Updated at 8:31 p.m. PT]
In a press conference, LAPD spokesman Andy Smith denied multiple reports claiming that the body of fugitive ex-cop Christopher Dorner was found inside a burned out cabin near California's Big Bear Mountain. Smith said the smoldering cabin is still "simply too hot" for authorities to investigate the scene and said it could still take several days for authorities to fully investigate the scene and identify Dorner's body, if it is in fact found on the scene.
"That was a mistake. If someone said it was all-clear two hours ago, that was a mistake," Smith told reporters, adding that the LAPD planned to hold another press conference Wednesday morning.
Earlier reports from multiple sources claimed that the body of shooting suspect Christopher Dorner, the subject of a week-long manhunt, had been removed from a cabin destroyed by fire this afternoon. The Associated Press, ABC News, CNN and Los Angeles Times are reporting the news, with an AP alert specifically statingRead More »from LAPD denies reports that body of fugitive ex-cop Dorner found