(NEWSER) – Though authorities are unable to "absolutely, positively confirm" that the burned body found in Big Bear cabin is that of Christopher Dorner, they "believe the investigation is over at this point," says Sheriff John McMahon. McMahon also yesterday asserted that police did not intentionally burn down the cabin; rather, the "pyrotechnic-type" tear gas rounds (known as "burners") intended to flush him out likely started the blaze, reportsUSA Today. In other Dorner developments:
- Jim and Karen Reynolds insist that it wasn't two maidswho alerted the police to Dorner's location; it was them, and they have the harrowing tale to prove it. The couple tell the Los Angeles Times that they went to their condo on Tuesday to clean and found Dorner, with a "big gun" inside. Karen tried to run but he grabbed them, took them to a bedroom, secured their arms and legs with zip ties, stuffed towels in their mouths, and covered their heads with pillowcases. He repeatedly said he did not intend to hurt the couple before he drove off in their purple Nissan.
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