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Body of dead woman found at Azusa tow yard

By Brian Hews

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Homicide Detectives have converge at an auto tow yard in Azusa after the body of a dead woman was discovered in the trunk of a car.

“Officers responded to the 1000 block of West Gladstone Street in Azusa, to assist Azusa Police Department personnel investigate the circumstances surrounding the discovery of a deceased female adult found in the truck of a vehicle which had been towed to a tow yard,” Deputy Pete Gomez said in a statement to the media at around 11 p.m. on Tuesday night.

“The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. There is no further information available at this time,” Gomez stated.

The body was apparently discovered at around 5:18 p.m.

Several media outlets from throughout Los Angeles County reported on the situation during the 11 p.m. newscasts.

Los Cerritos Community Newspaper will have additional updates as soon as they are released by LA County Sheriff’s officials.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call “Crime Stoppers” by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), or texting the letters TIPLA plus your tip to CRIMES (274637), or by using the website lacrimestoppers.org.

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