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Deputies Search For Killer After Man Found Dead Near Lancaster Highway

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LANCASTER (CBS) — A man in his 30s was found shot to death Thursday in the Lancaster area, authorities said.

The body was discovered at about 5:30 a.m. near Sierra Highway, between Avenue B and Avenue C, said Sgt. Diane Hecht of the Sheriff’s Headquarters Bureau.

Investigators believe the victim was shot in the head and then dumped from a vehicle. They say the man may have been robbed after winning a large amount of money at Diamond Jim’s Casino in Rosamond.

The man’s identity was not released.

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