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News Release

Thursday, August 9, 2018

Media Relations

Man Found Dead in Sun Valley NR18212dm

Sun Valley: Los Angeles Police Department Valley Bureau Homicide detectives are asking for the public's help in providing any information that would lead to the identification and arrest of
the suspects responsible for killing a man.

On August 8, 2018, at 8:30 a.m., Foothill Area patrol officers responded to a radio call of a possible dead body in the brush on La Tuna Canyon Road, just east of the 210 Freeway off-ramp.
A 25-30-year-old male Hispanic was discovered. The Los Angeles County Coroner's Office took custody of the decedent, where it was later determined he was the victim of a homicide.

The decedent has not been identified.

Anyone with additional information is urged to call Detective Mark O'Donnell, Valley Bureau Homicide, at (818) 374-9550. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call the LA Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS(800-222-8477)or go directly to Tipsters may also visit, and click on "Anonymous Web Tips" under the "Get Involved-Crime Stoppers" menu to submit an onlinetip. Lastly, tipsters may also download the "P3 Tips" mobile application and select the LA Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.