EL MONTE (CBS) — The body of a man was discovered Thursday morning on the campus a San Gabriel Valley elementary school.
Sheriff’s deputies were alerted to the body on the playground of Miramonte Elementary School in El Monte around 7:15 a.m., officials said.READ MORE: LAUSD To Require Students, Staff Be Tested Weekly For COVID When In-Person Instruction Resumes
Officials say he apparently hanged himself.READ MORE: Biden Ramps Up Vaccine Push With New Rules For Federal Workers And Call For $100 Payments
The area where the body was found was blocked off from students. School officials also kept children inside classrooms and the cafeteria while deputies conducted an investigation.
Thursday’s incident was the second such death on a school campus in a week.MORE NEWS: Bob Odenkirk's Son Says Actor Will Be "OK" After Collapsing During Filming Of 'Better Call Saul' Final Season
On May 18, a 22-year-oldwoman hung herself from a tree at Brainard Elementary School in Lake View Terrace.