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Wednesday March 8th, 2017 :: 01:45 a.m. PST

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*Update* #LASD Homicide Dets Resp to Sierra Madre Ave/Todd Ave, Azusa to Asssit Azusa PD with Death Investigation

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau detectives are continuing to assist Azusa Police Department with their death investigation of a male Hispanic adult that was found on Tuesday, March 7, 2017, at Sierra Madre Avenue and Todd Avenue, Azusa.
 
Detectives have learned that Azusa Police Department officers responded to a person dead call.  When the officers arrived they found a male Hispanic adult transient in the riverbed with gunshot wounds to his upper torso.  The victim appeared to have been there for a couple of days. 
 
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.  Or if you wish to remain Anonymous, call “LA Crime Stoppers” by dialing 800-222-TIPS (8477), use your smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” mobile app for FREE or “P3 Mobile” for the hearing impaired, or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org
 
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Kimberly Alexander, Deputy
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Original Press Release is as Follows:
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Date and Time of Discovery: Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at approximately 3:30 p.m.

Location:  Sierra Madre Avenue and Todd Avenue, Azusa (Aqueduct)

Victim:  Male Adult

Suspect(s):  Unknown

Unit:  Homicide Bureau – Sergeant Troy Ewing 

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide detectives are responding to the aqueduct at Sierra Madre Avenue and Tood Avenue in the city of Azusa, to assist Azusa Police Department with a death investigation.    
 
The victim was pronounced at the scene.  At this time it is unknown how the victim died. 
 
The investigation is 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), ), use your smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” Mobile APP, or “P3 Mobile” for the hearing impaired, on Google play or the App Store, or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org.
 

 
Written By: 
Sara Rodriguez, 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
 

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