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Woman’s Body Found Floating in Echo Park Lake; No Signs of Foul Play

A woman’s body was found floating in Echo Park Lake on Saturday, according to LAPD.

crime-scene tape filephoto

File photo of crime scene tape. (credit: flickr/Tex Texin via Creative Commons)

The Los Angeles Police Department received a call about a body in the lake (map) around 7:45 a.m., according to a lieutenant with LAPD’s Rampart Station.

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene and an investigation was underway, the lieutenant said.

There was no evidence of foul play, he added.

She was identified as being around 60 years old.


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