Body Found Near Palm Springs Resort

PALM SPRINGS (CBS) — A body was found Thursday near a Palm Springs resort, according to authorities.

The discovery of the unidentified remains near the Riviera Palm Springs Resort & Spa, 1600 N. Indian Canyon Drive, was reported to police shortly after 2 p.m., Officer Steve Grissom said.

Police said they believe the body was that of a male transient and they do not suspect foul play.

“The nature of the death does not appear to be suspicious or crime-related at this time,” said Palm Springs Police Sgt. Mike Kovaleff, adding that the body bore no signs of trauma.

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