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.

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The identity of the victim and the cause of death are under investigation.

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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.

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Anyone with information on the case should call the LASD Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500.