Police find body in apartment on Telegraph Road, murder suspected

DOWNEY – Police are investigating the death of a woman after they found the woman’s body inside an apartment.

Police performing a welfare check found the body around 11:15 p.m. Saturday in a building on the 8200 block of Telegraph Road, said Downey Police Lt. Phil Rego.

The woman has not been identified, Rego said.  Detectives did not release the manner of death.

The police and county coroner are investigating the death as a homicide, Rego said. Coroner’s officials said the woman was Hispanic. An autopsy was scheduled for Wednesday, and the mode of death was not immediately available, said Los Angeles County Coroner Lt. Fred Corral.

Downey Police Detectives are asking anyone with information regarding this death to
contact Detective Steve Aubuchon at (562) 904-2361 or Detective Maria Villegas at
(562) 904-2324.


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