Police: Manhunt for former LAPD officer over

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    ANGELUS OAKS, CA (CBS) -- Police in Southern California say the manhunt for an ex-policeman who went on a week-long revenge killing spree is finally over. The body of Christopher Dorner is believed to be inside a burned out cabin near Big Bear, California which was the scene of a wild shootout yesterday.

    Police have not yet confirmed that Christopher Dorner, was the man they found inside a charred cabin near Big Bear. Lt. Andy Neiman with LAPD says, "That will depend on the condition of the body that's recovered. It will depend on the forensics available, and the laboratories available."

    The weeklong search for Dorner ended with an intense shootout at the cabin. Then, with a single gunshot, the final confrontation was over. Police say the former Los Angeles police officer and Navy reservist took his own life as the cabin went up in flames.

    A funeral was held in Riverside, California for police officer Michael Crain. Police say Dorner killed the 34-year-old officer in an ambush last week.

    Police say before Dorner surfaced yesterday, he was hiding out in an empty condo just across the road from their command post. Tourists and residents in this resort town are relieved the manhunt is over.

    Dorner is suspected of shooting and killing four people, and injuring at least two others since last week. He posted a manifesto online saying it was revenge for being fired by the LAPD in 2008. Thousands of police officers were looking for him, trying to stop him from killing again. Teresa Garcia, CBS News, Angelus Oaks, California.

    Police are still providing around-the-clock security for several families of police officers targeted in Dorner's manifesto.

    Christopher Dorner's Manifesto 

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