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A box -- and now minutes ago investigators confirmed definitively.
What everyone suspected the burned body they found inside that cabin in the mountains in California.
Is indeed that of the admitted cop killer Christopher -- -- investigators say they identified him using dental records.
-- -- accused of killing four people during a nine day Rampage across Southern California.
He died on Tuesday -- a cabin in big bear lake after a shootout with deputies and others.
Before his body was identified donor's mother releases statement our fox station KG TV in Los Angeles.
Fox eleven says it reads in part it is with great sadness and heavy hearts.
That we express our deepest sympathies and condolences to anyone that suffered losses or injuries resulting from Christopher's actions.
He she goes on to right we do not condone Christopher's actions.
We're now also hearing from two people who say they -- order held them hostage before that shoot out.
Early reports indicated to -- -- taken captive to housekeepers.
That information turned out to be wrong.
The hostages were actually the owners of a resort in big bear.
They say they walked into the cabin on Tuesday found -- -- there is going drawn.
Go with him yet all the lists of those yes.
-- -- to -- Tried to calm -- found -- and saying.
Very frequently he would not.
Kill us but you have some plastic is -- great big time -- Tony made -- in -- -- -- tighter hands.
That made -- get up walk into the back bedroom vector.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Any change of mine had -- on the floor lay flat across my feet and he found those with the that and the classic study in -- pulled Andrew -- -- could move that -- collision ruptured -- -- immediately.
And he did hurt utterly down to -- same thing.
Why allow when he had me lay it on the ground yes I really did there thought he's change of mind you just try to comes down get a senator who's gonna do it.
Cop killer suddenly tying you up imagine.
He says to order stuck wash claws into their -- to keep him quiet but -- -- over their head.
And then do -- escaped in their Nissan.
And they were able to get a cell phone and called 911 that call actually alerted police of the orders presents.
And led to that final standoff at the cabin where he died if not for them who knows show.
Housing with the news -- at big bear lake again tonight at any other information in that report confirming borders identity.
Yet they've obviously you dental records shepherd the report we heard earlier today might come out as a split -- you know they -- corner can release the whole thing at one time or you can give me.
Preliminary finding and then four port later -- we heard some some rumors earlier in the day from authorities that they might.
Release a name precisely because so many people have been saying online that Christopher -- might have escaped or people here in town were worried that might have been a possibility of -- -- eliminated that with the name recognition you're using dental records we do expect -- several -- report soon they'll tell you the cause of death.
Cops believe he shot himself as that cabin was fully engulfed in flames jumped out and some new activity I'm told it that burned out -- Yeah and -- three tow trucks have gone and along with the bomb squad.
Without thought is -- we're told that two of those cars to carjacked Nissan that was taken from here where I'm located.
As well as that white truck that he carjacked.
Those two will be towed out.
To the forensic lab for further investigation of course the bomb squad has to go through to make to there's no live ammunition or anything that might might endanger anybody wrestle with that third vehicle is potentially -- -- the patrol cars that may have been shot up -- Housley on -- big bear lake Adam thanks.
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