Firefighters discovered a body in an outdoor storage unit after putting out a small fire in the carport of an apartment building in Campbell early Wednesday morning, a police captain said.
Fire crews and police responded around 1:15 a.m. to a blaze on Kuehnis Dr. in Campbell, a fire dispatcher said.
Police Capt. Dave Carmichael said firefighters quickly extinguished the flames in the carport area of a four-plex and located the body inside the torched unit.
The coroner's office was called to the scene.
Carmichael said the storage unit is about the size of a small walk-in closet and that it appears that the person found inside may have been sleeping there. Based on a preliminary investigation, the death did not appear to be suspicious, he said.
He declined Wednesday to say whether the body found was that of a man or woman.
The fire department was taking the lead on the investigation into the fire and the discovery of the body, Carmichael said.
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