Homicide Investigation

Body Found in Temescal Canyon Ruled Homicide

About 1:30 p.m., a local resident was walking on the east side of Temescal Canyon Road. Walking next to the hill back in the brush, he discovered a body and the Los Angeles Police Department was called.

West Bureau Homicide Detective Lieutenant John Radtke said the deceased was a male Hispanic in his 30s. He has not been identified.

The police would like to speak to anyone who may have heard or seen anything. Anyone with information may call (213) 382-9470.

“We need help from the community,” Radtke said. “We would like help to identify the person.”

The road was closed in both directions until after 6 p.m. The coroner arrived around 8 p.m.

The body of the deceased found off Temescal Canyon Rd. was ruled a homicide.

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3 Responses to Homicide Investigation

  1. S. Purkart says:

    Thank you for your reporting on the homicide in Temescal Canyon.

  2. Sharon Kilbride says:

    Sue, Thank you for keeping everyone informed.

  3. Mo McGee says:

    Thanks, Sue.

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