Body found along 605 Freeway near El Dorado Park

A man’s body was found in a drainage area along the 605 Freeway this morning, but there weren’t any immediate signs of foul play, authorities said.

The body was discovered shortly before 7:30 a.m. near where the freeway crosses Spring Street in Long Beach, police said.

Homicide detectives headed to the scene, but it’s not clear yet how the person died, LBPD spokeswoman Jennifer De Prez said.

“Based on the preliminary investigation, at this time there is no immediate indication of foul play,” De Prez said.

The coroner’s office will be responsible for determining the cause of death.

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