Body Found In Manhattan Beach Park - FOX 29 News Philadelphia | WTXF-TV

Body Found In Manhattan Beach Park

Posted: Updated:
Manhattan Beach, CA -

(FOX 11 / CNS) A body found in a conservation center at Polliwog Park in Manhattan Beach appears to be that of a young Hispanic male, a coroner's investigator said today.

"City workers were moving a dirt pile when a suspiciously wrapped object appeared,'' Deputy Kim Manatt of the Sheriff's Headquarters Bureau said. "They summoned Manhattan Beach Police Department officers, who determined the object to be a human body.''

The death was reported at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Manatt said. Sheriff's homicide detectives were sent to assist with the investigation. Investigators said the body appears to be that of a young Hispanic male, said Lt. Larry Dietz of the Los Angeles County coroner's office. An autopsy would probably not be performed until Sunday at the earliest, Dietz said.

Authorities urged anyone with information regarding the body to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500.

  • Share ThisMore>>

  • National Dog Day: Send Us Your Pup Pics

    National Dog Day: Send Us Your Pup Pics

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 7:17 PM EDT2014-08-26 23:17:59 GMT
    The purpose of the holiday is to show appreciation for the millions of the dogs in the US that keep us safe and bring us comfort and companionship.
    The purpose of the holiday is to show appreciation for the millions of the dogs in the US that keep us safe and bring us comfort and companionship.
  • myFOX Tech

    Review: Microsoft Surface Pro 3- The Future of Laptops, NOW!

    Review: Microsoft Surface Pro 3- The Future of Laptops, NOW!

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 12:14 PM EDT2014-08-26 16:14:57 GMT
    It's no secret that Microsoft has struggled in the hardware department so I can't say whether the Surface Pro 3 will be the hero Microsoft needs but I can say it is the modern computing experience users deserve. I love it and think you should too! Read on to find out why.
    It's no secret that Microsoft has struggled in the hardware department so I can't say whether the Surface Pro 3 will be the hero Microsoft needs but I can say it is the modern computing experience users deserve. I love it and think you should too! Read on to find out why.
  • World's Scariest Selfie: Would You Dare?

    World's Scariest Selfie: Would You Dare?

    Monday, August 25 2014 6:13 PM EDT2014-08-25 22:13:48 GMT
    Rooftopping photographer and Ravens fan Daniel Lau (note the hat), took a selfie from the top of a ridiculously high skyscraper in Hong Kong.
    Rooftopping photographer and Ravens fan Daniel Lau (note the hat), took a selfie from the top of a ridiculously high skyscraper in Hong Kong.
Powered by WorldNow

WTXF-TV
330 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106-2796

Phone: (215) 925-2929
Fax: (215) 982-5494

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices