Traffic snarled in Santa Monica on the westbound 10 Freeway at Lincoln Boulevard due to police activity Thursday morning.
The dead body of a male in his 60s was found near a homeless encampment, Sgt. Rudy Camarena said, a Santa Monica Police Department spokesman.
A prlimarinary investigation showed no signs of foul play, he added.
Officials closed the left lane of the westbound off ramp and a Sigalert was issued shortly before 11 a.m. The lane was reopened several hours later.
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Aerial footage showed crime tape strung across the grassy divider between the Lincoln Boulevard exit and highway. Several SMPD officers were on scene investigating the area.