LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — An employee of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) was found dead inside a power plant in Long Beach.READ MORE: Police Seek Public Assistance Locating 22-Year-Old Matthew Darwin, Last Seen Sunday In Santa Clarita
The Los Angeles County Coroner’s office has identified the deceased as 60-year-old Vincent Martinez.
A statement issued by the agency says Martinez was found about 1:30 a.m. Saturday inside the Haynes Generating Station, which is currently undergoing renovations.READ MORE: Actor Sidney Poitier Died Of Heart Failure, Prostate Cancer
The statement says Martinez’s body was found away from the construction zone.
“This is a tragic loss and tragedy for our employee’s family and our entire LADWP family,” said Aram Benyamin, Senior Assistant General Manager, Power. “Our hearts go out to the family, friends and co-workers of our employee.”MORE NEWS: Man Robbed Of Cell Phone, High-End Watch Near Roxbury Park In Beverly Hills
Martinez’s cause of death remains under investigation.