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Body found in shallow grave on side of 105 Freeway in Downey

Monday, April 15, 2013
A body was discovered in a shallow grave near the Lakewood onramp on the westbound 105 Freeway on Sunday, April 14, 2013.

A body was discovered in a shallow grave near the Lakewood onramp on the westbound 105 Freeway on Sunday, April 14, 2013. (KABC Photo)

A homicide investigation is under way in Downey after a body was found near the westbound 105 Freeway.

The remains were discovered Sunday afternoon in a shallow grave near the Lakewood onramp. The area is said to be known for transient encampments.

Police have not released any information on the victim. Traffic slowed on the freeway as authorities conducted their investigation.

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