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Saturday August 4th, 2018 :: 04:12 a.m. PDT

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*UPDATE* #LASD Homicide Detectives Investigating the Death of a Man, 300blk S. Frankfurt Av, West Covina

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Homicide detectives are continuing to investigate the death of a man. The incident occurred on the 300 block of South Frankfurt Avenue, West Covina, Friday, August 3, 2018, at approximately 8:04 p.m.

Deputies from Walnut Station responded to the location regarding a fire rescue call. Upon their arrival, they located the victim who had experienced an unknown type of medical emergency. The victim, a male White in his early 50’s, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Detectives have learned that the victim was intellectually disabled, and may have been accidentally left inside a vehicle for an unknown length of time.

The driver of the vehicle is cooperative at this time, and being detained pending interviews by detectives. 

The investigation is ongoing.

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), use your smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” Mobile APP on Google play or the Apple App Store or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org
 
Forwarded by:
Deputy Trina Schrader
Sheriff’s Information Bureau – Newsroom
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department
Hall of Justice - First floor 
211 W. Temple St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
213-229-1700
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DATE: 
Friday, August 3, 2018
 
TIME:  7:38 p.m.
 
LOCATION: 300 Block of South Frankfurt Avenue, West Covina
 
VICTIM: Male Adult
 
UNIT:  Homicide Bureau – Lieutenant Moore
 
NARRATIVE:
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Homicide detectives are responding to investigate the death of a man. The incident occurred Friday, August 3, 2018, at approximately 7:38 p.m., on the 300 block of South Frankfurt Avenue, West Covina.  

The male adult was pronounced dead on scene.

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), use your smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” Mobile APP on Google play or the Apple App Store or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org
 
Written by:
Deputy Trina Schrader
Sheriff’s Information Bureau – Newsroom
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department
Hall of Justice - First floor 
211 W. Temple St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
213-229-1700
 
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