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Wednesday April 16th, 2014 :: 12:35 p.m. PDT
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***UPDATE***Death Investigation, San Gabriel River Bed (605 Fwy and 60 Fwy, City of Industry)-LASD Homicide

DATE: Wednesday, April 16, 2014

TIME: 11:31 am


***2nd UPDATE***

The victim who was discovered along the San Gabriel River (605) Freeway, City of Industry, suffering from severe burns on April 15, 2014, was pronounced dead earlier today at a local hospital. The investigation will now be assumed by Sheriff’s Homicide detectives.

There is no further information at this time.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call "Crime Stoppers" by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), or texting the letters TIPLA plus your tip to CRIMES (274637), or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org.

Amber Smith, Deputy
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***UPDATE***

Arson and Explosives Detail (AED) Detectives continue their investigation into the circumstances surrounding the assault of a man on the northbound 605 freeway, just north of the 60 freeway.

Detectives have learned that at approximately 1:49 PM the unidentified male-adult was discovered along the 605 freeway suffering from severe burns to the face and body. The victim appeared to have crawled from a wash, beneath the freeway, to the freeway roadway where he was discovered by passing motorists.

Preliminary investigation indicates that the victim was assaulted prior to being burned. The victim was naked at the time of his discovery and his identity remains unknown at this time.

The victim was transported to a local hospital where he is being treated for his injuries. His current condition is unknown.

There is no further information at this time

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Arson Explosive Detail at (323) 881-7500. If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call "Crime Stoppers" by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), or texting the letters TIPLA plus your tip to CRIMES (274637), or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org.


***ORIGINAL RELEASE***

DATE: Tuesday, April 15, 2014

TIME: 1:49 PM

VICTIM: Male Adult

SUSPECT: Unknown

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Arson Explosive Detail detectives responded to the northbound 605 freeway, north of the 60 freeway at approximately 3:30 PM to investigate the circumstances of a male adult who had been assaulted.

The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment.

There is no further information at this time and the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Arson Explosive Detail at (323) 881-7500. If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call "Crime Stoppers" by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), or texting the letters TIPLA plus your tip to CRIMES (274637), or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org.

Authored by:
Kim Manatt, Deputy
Sheriff's Headquarters Bureau - Newsroom
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department
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John L. Scott, Sheriff
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department
For full details, view this message on the web.
Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call "Crime Stoppers" by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), or texting the letters TIPLA plus your tip to CRIMES (274637), or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org.

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