PICO RIVERA (CBSLA.com) — Sheriff’s detectives are investigating after the body of a man was found Thursday in the San Gabriel River wash in Pico Rivera.

The body was discovered by two people passing by the wash south of East Beverly Boulevard at approximately 9:50 a.m. The sighting was reported to police who came to the scene.

Officials think the body may have been there for days of even weeks.

The cause of death is under investigation.

The man’s identity has not yet been released.

Anyone with information regarding the man’s death contact the sheriff’s homicide bureau at (323) 890-5500.

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