Woman’s Body Found On 210 Freeway Off-Ramp

LA CRESCENTA (CBS) — Homicide detectives are investigating the discovery of a woman’s body near the La Crescenta Avenue off-ramp of the Foothill (210) Freeway, says Deputy Mark Pope of the Sheriff’s Headquarters Bureau.

The victim was apparently dumped at the location, according to reports from the scene. Officials said the woman had been shot.

Police say a suspect, found several miles from where the body was discovered just after 5 p.m. Friday, was taken into custody after he attempted suicide.

The woman was declared dead at the scene, according to  Pope.

The suspect was taken to the hospital in critical condition, according to police sources.

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