Body Found Near 605 Freeway in Irwindale; Homicide Detectives Investigating

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An investigation was underway after a man's body was found near the 605 Freeway in Irwindale on May 29, 2016. (Credit: KTLA)

A man’s body was discovered near the 605 Freeway in Irwindale Sunday afternoon, spurring an investigation, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

Homicide detectives responded to Rivergrade Road at the 605 to investigate the circumstances surrounding the man’s death, a sheriff’s news release stated.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. His name has not yet been released.

No other details were immediately provided about the case, which is also being investigated by the Irwindale Police Department.

Anyone with information has been asked to call the sheriff’s Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500.

Additionally, tips can be left anonymously through Crime Stoppers by dialing 800-222-8477, texting the letters TIPLA plus a tip to 274637, or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org.