LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A man who was found burned, bound and naked beside the San Gabriel River (605) Freeway in the Industry area died at a hospital today.
The victim was found about 1:50 p.m. Tuesday just north of the transition road from the Pomona (60) Freeway, and had been hospitalized with severe burns, the sheriff’s department reported. His name was withheld, pending notification of his relatives.
According to the preliminary investigation, the victim was assaulted before he was burned and crawled from a wash beneath to the freeway to the roadside, said Los Angeles County sheriff’s Deputy Kim Manatt.
Manatt said the victim was discovered by a passing motorist. Homicide detectives have been assigned to the case. Anyone with more information on the crime was urged to call the Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau, (323) 890-5500; or Crime Stoppers, (800) 222-TIPS.
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