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: Popup Clinic In The Westlake District Delivers Vaccinations and Food Packages To A Community Hit Hard By The Pandemic
Officials say he apparently hanged himself.READ MORE: Angels Games Saturday And Sunday Postponed Due To Positive COVID-19 Tests On The Twins Roster
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: Kroger Closing Ralph's And Food 4 Less In Long Beach Saturday Over Hero Pay Law
On May 18, a 22-year-oldwoman hung herself from a tree at Brainard Elementary School in Lake View Terrace.