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Man Found Shot to Death in Dirt Field in Commerce

Employees of a nearby business found the body and notified authorities.

A man was found shot to death Friday in a dirt field in Commerce, authorities said.

The body was discovered about 10 a.m. in the 2000 block of Saybrook Avenue, the sheriff's department reported. Information was not immediately available on the man's name or age.

Employees of a nearby business found the body and notified authorities.

"The victim appeared to have at least one gunshot wound to the head," a sheriff's statement said. No arrests were reported, and no suspect information was available.

Anyone with information on the case was urged to call the Sheriff's Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500.

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