NEWHALL (CBSLA) – Human remains were found Wednesday morning in a homeless encampment in Newhall.
The discovery was made at around 11 a.m. by Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies under a at an unoccupied encampment under a freeway overpass.READ MORE: Ravens Shut Down Herbert, Chargers In 34-6 Victory
The identity of the victim and the cause of death are under investigation.READ MORE: Man, 30, Fatally Shot In Long Beach; Motive Unknown
The deputies, members of the Homeless Outreach Services Team, found the body while circulating the encampments to offer transients temporary housing, personal protective equipment and supplies amid the coronavirus outbreak.MORE NEWS: Need A Holiday Package Delivered By Christmas? Here Are Shipping Deadlines
Anyone with information on the case should call the LASD Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500.