Detectives identify burned body found inside Pompano Beach apartment

Investigation into death of London Scott, 55, ongoing

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. – Broward Sheriff's Office homicide detectives have identified a man whose burned body was found inside a Pompano Beach apartment.

The discovery was made Tuesday morning at an apartment complex on Northwest Seventh Terrace.

Deputies didn't say how the 55-year-old man, identified Wednesday as London Scott, was killed, but a neighbor smelled something burning and called the landlord, who found the body.

Marcia Dixon, whose sister lives next door, said she was told the body had been there for a while.

"They say it's been, like, three days," Dixon said.

A burned mattress could be seen outside the Pompano Beach apartment where a man's burned body was discovered.

A burned mattress could also be seen outside the apartment.

BSO detectives were still investigating Wednesday.

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