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Body found in cabin may be Christopher Dormer

dormer_manhunt.jpgNear Big Bear Lake, California (CNN)-- It may take days before authorities can officially determine whether Christopher Jordan Dorner's body was found in the ashes of a torched cabin near Big Bear Lake, California.

But several signs early Wednesday seemed to suggest that the ex-Los Angeles police officer's vendetta against his brothers in blue ended in that wooden cabin with a shootout that left one deputy dead and another wounded.

The frenzied manhunt, road blocks and helicopter flights, which had brought the mountain town to a standstill for six days, died down Tuesday night.

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Mystery of fugitive ex-LAPD cop takes another violent turn

ChrisDornerNavy-600NEAR BIG BEAR LAKE, Calif. (CNN) – Law enforcement officials were on hold late last night outside of a cabin near Big Bear Lake, Calif., where a suspect believed to be fugitive ex-Los Angeles police officer Christopher Jordan Dorner had engaged them in a gunfight.

A SWAT team earlier had stormed the cabin where a suspect believed to be Dorner had holed up after a fatal shootout with sheriff's deputies, a source familiar with the operation told CNN.

At one point Tuesday evening, Multiple law enforcement sources told CNN contributor Tom Fuentes that law enforcement on the scene pulled a dead body out of the burning house and were conducting a forensic exam to identify the body. That report later was labeled false and that the burning cabin still was too hot to enter.

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Where is Christopher Dorner?

11ManhuntS019018012-600LOS ANGELES – As the manhunt for the renegade ex-cop accused of killing three people in a revenge plot targeting the Los Angeles Police Department entered its second week on Monday, the big question facing authorities – where is Christopher Jordan Dorner?

The search, considered one of the largest in the history of Southern California, has taken authorities from Orange County to the border of Mexico, from Los Angeles to the Big Bear Lake resort area of the San Bernardino Mountains.

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Michelle Obama attends funeral of gunned-down Chicago teen

11Funeral-600Honor student Hadiya Pendleton urged her friends to stay away from gangs.

"It is your job as students to say no to gangs and yes to a great future," she told her peers in a 2008 Web video.

The 15-year-old was remembered Saturday as a victim of gang gun violence at a funeral attended by first lady Michelle Obama.

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