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LASD - Los Angeles County Sheriffs Dept Information Bureau (SIB)
Wednesday October 21st, 2015 :: 11:19 a.m. PDT

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**UPDATE** Human Remains Buried Under Several Feet of Mud Identified, 62nd Street and Avenue M-8, Palmdale

On Wednesday, October 21, 2015, Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner – Coroner’s office identified the body which was buried under several feet of mud, as 49-year-old Robert Michael Rasmussen. 

The investigation is still on-going and there is no additional information available 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.

 

Forwarded By:

Sara Rodriguez, Deputy

Sheriff’s Information Bureau – Newsroom

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department

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************Original Press Release************

 

 

 

DATE:  Tuesday, October 20, 2015

TIME: 4:00 P.M.

LOCATION:  62nd Street West & Avenue M-8, Palmdale

UNIT:  Homicide Bureau, Lt. Lewandowski

 

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau detectives are responding to 62nd Street West and Avenue M-8, Palmdale, to investigate the circumstances surrounding found human remains. 

Preliminarily, detectives have learned Los Angeles County Fire Department personnel requested Sheriff’s units to assist with traffic control at the location while they worked to excavate a vehicle which was covered in mud in the drainage culvert.  During the excavation, human remains were discovered.

No other information is available 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.

 

Authored by:

Bob Boese, Sergeant

 

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Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department

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