Body Found Along 105 Freeway in Downey

By Michaell Kauffman and Tena Ezzeddine
|  Sunday, Apr 14, 2013  |  Updated 11:41 PM PDT
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Authorities are investigating the discovery of a body near the Lakewood Boulevard exit as a homicide. Tena Ezzeddine reports for the NBC4 News at 11 p.m. on April 14, 2013.

Authorities are investigating the discovery of a body near the Lakewood Boulevard exit as a homicide. Tena Ezzeddine reports for the NBC4 News at 11 p.m. on April 14, 2013.

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A body was found in a shallow grave along the 105 Freeway in Downey Sunday afternoon, authorities said.

The body was found about 4:45 p.m. on the 105 Freeway connector west of Lakewood Boulevard, officials said. A homeless encampment appeared to be set up nearby.

Authorities are investigating the case as a homicide.

It was not immediately known how the body was discovered and the victim had not yet been identified Sunday night.

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