Police Investigate Suspicious Death After Body With Head Injuries Found in Alhambra Backyard

Police were investigating the suspicious death of a man Thursday in Alhambra after his body was found in a backyard.

The man's body was found at approximately 4:40 p.m. in the backyard of a home on the 1200 block of South Sierra Vista Avenue, according to sheriff's deputy Trina Schrader.

Officers responded to the scene and found the victim - an adult Asian man - was bleeding from his head, where he suffered an injury and died.

"All I can see is blood, can't see any injuries," Lt. John Cornia of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said.

The property where the body was found was used as a boarding house that was divided into multiple bedrooms. Four residents were at the house at the time of the call and all are cooperating with police.

All residents spoke Chinese and with the help of an interpreter, have been interviewed.

Police are investigating the cause of the victim's death.

Anyone with information on the death investigation is asked to call the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500. Anonymous tips can be submitted at 800-222-8477. 

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