Earlier in the day the man called the Alhambra Police Department saying he knew where there was a body buried in El Monte, sheriff’s spokesman Steve Whitmore said.
The remains were found around 3 p.m. in the 9400 block of Cortada Street, Deputy Guillermina Saldana said.
Deputies then placed the man under arrest on suspicion of murder.
Whitmore said the suspect’s name will not be released until the victim is identified and their family is notified.
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