Coroner: Charred human remains found in Big Bear cabin ID'd as Christopher Dorner

Charred remains found in a burned-out Big Bear cabin have been positively identified as Christopher Dorner, according to a report by Los Angeles-based KABC.

The manhunt for Dorner, a former Los Angeles police officer accused of killing four people, ended Tuesday following a shootout with law enforcement and standoff in the Big Bear area.

The cabin Dorner barricaded himself in erupted in flames and a charred body was found in the basement along with a California driver's license with Dorner's name on it, according to an official briefed on the investigation.

KABC reported the identification was made during a dental examination.

On Wednesday, the Los Angeles Police Department and San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department declared the Dorner investigation over.

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