ALHAMBRA (CBSLA) — Homicide investigators with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department were assisting the Alhambra Police Department after the body of an elderly woman was found Friday afternoon in Alhambra.
According to the sheriff’s department, Alhambra officers responded at about 12:28 p.m. to the area of a flood control channel near the Alhambra Golf Course in Almansor Park to do a welfare check on a woman near a rear access down.READ MORE: Sheriff: Gunman Shot At Man From Moving Car, Then Chased Him To Lancaster Gas Station To Shoot Him Again In The Head
When the officers arrived, they found an unconscious Asian woman alongside the flood control channel. She was pronounced dead at the scene.READ MORE: Meat Loaf, Entertainer Known For 'I'd Do Anything For Love,' Countless Other Hits, Dies At 74
Investigators said they believe the victim might be a woman who was recently reported missing from San Gabriel, but said they would not release the victim’s name until she was positively identified and family members were notified.
The sheriff’s department said the woman’s cause of death was not immediately apparent and the investigation was ongoing.MORE NEWS: Comedian Louie Anderson Dies At 68 After Battle With Cancer
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