*UPDATE* Homicide Detectives Responding to 700 Block W Avenue K, Lancaster, regarding found dead bod

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide detectives are continuing their investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of an adult. The body was recovered on Saturday, August 11, 2018 at approximately 2:40 p.m. at a WinCo Foods Supermarket. The individual was in advance stages of decomposition. Homicide detectives are awaiting for the positive identification of the body by the Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner. They are able to confirm he is a male adult at this time. Homicide detectives have learned the individual may have made his way to the roof of the location and down to the column where he was found deceased. He may have been stuck there and unable to get out of the column. It is unknown how long the individual was in the column. The investigation is on-going and 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), 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: Wally Bracks, Deputy 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

_____________________________________________________ ORIGINAL PRESS RELEASE IS AS FOLLOWS: DATE: Saturday, August 11, 2018 TIME: 2:40 p.m. LOCATION: 700 Block of West Avenue K, Lancaster VICTIM: Unknown SUSPECT: Unknown UNIT: Homicide Bureau – Lieutenant Corina NARRATIVE: Los Angeles County Sheriff's Homicide detectives are responding to investigate a found dead body. The incident occurred on Saturday August 11, 2018, at approximately 2:40 p.m., on the 700 block of West Avenue K, Lancaster. 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 Marvin Crowder 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 Website LASD HQ: http://www.lasd.org Recruitment LASD: http://www.careers.lasd.org Follow LASD HQ via Text and Email: http://www.Nixle.com https://nixle.com/lasd---los-angeles-county-sheriffs-dept-information-bureau-sib/ Twitter: @LASDHQ http://twitter.com/LASDHQ Twitter: @LASDtalk https://twitter.com/LASDTalk Twitter: @LASDvideos https://twitter.com/LASDvideos Twitter: @LASDespanol https://twitter.com/LASDespanol Facebook LASD HQ http://www.facebook.com/LosAngelesCountySheriffsDepartment Instagram LASD Photos: http://instagram.com/LASDHQ Pinterest LASD Photos: http://pinterest.com/lacountysheriff/ YouTube LASD Videos: http://www.youtube.com/user/LACountySheriff/videos?view=0 SNAP LA County: Specific Needs Disaster Voluntary Alert LA County: Telephone emergency mass notification system http://www.lacounty.gov/wps/portal/alertla Text & Email, Register for LASD Nixle messages: To receive more detailed, up-to-date information via E-MAIL and/or TEXT directly from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD), sign up for "Nixle" alerts at http://www.Nixle.com and register for "LASD – Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Dept Information Bureau (SIB)" AND your local LASD station area. Or, to receive URGENT TEXT ALERTS ONLY, text your zip code to 888777. Standard text messaging rates may apply depending on your calling plan. "If You See Something, Say Something" LA Crime Stoppers: Partner to prevent or report crime by contacting your local Sheriff’s station. Or 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 Jim McDonnell, Sheriff Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department

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