Local

Man Found Dead On 5 Freeway Off-Ramp

View Comments
Photo Galleries

BURBANK (CBSLA.com) — A man was found dead Tuesday on the side of the Golden State (5) Freeway.

Burbank police were called at 5:55 p.m. to the Scott Road off-ramp on the southbound side of the freeway, where a man was lying motionless.

The man was subsequently pronounced dead by paramedics. He was later identified as Clifford Morris, 55, of Washington state.

Officials say Morris was not a transient or homeless.

The off-ramp was closed and the CHP issued a SigAlert at 6:47 p.m.

Detectives said they, along with the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office, consider the death suspicious.

Anyone who may have seen something suspicious on the off-ramp between midnight and 6 p.m. Tuesday was asked to call police at (818) 238-3210.

(©2012 CBS Local Media, a division of CBS Radio Inc. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Wire services contributed to this report.)

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 2,400 other followers