MANHATTAN BEACH ( — A body that was found at a Manhattan Beach park last week was that of a missing 21-year-old man from Long Beach, sheriff’s officials reported Tuesday.

City workers discovered the body wrapped in pink plastic in a pile of fertilizer Thursday afternoon at Polliwog Park in the 1500 block of North Peck Avenue.

The victim was later identified as Mario Herrera. Although an autopsy was conducted, a cause of death has yet to be determined.

The investigation is ongoing.


Coroner: Latino Man’s Body Found In Manhattan Beach, No Identity Released

Body Found At Manhattan Beach Park


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