Body in car trunk
The body was discovered in an abandoned Honda Civic. Photo: OnSceneTV

A body was found Thursday in the trunk of a car abandoned in an alley in the Vermont Knolls section of South Los Angeles.

Officers found the body — that of an Hispanic male — about 11:50 a.m. when they responded to a report of an abandoned car in the 8200 block of Hoover Street, police said.

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Homicide detectives are investigating the fatality and the coroner’s office will positively identify the decedent and determine his cause of death, according to Los Angeles Police Department Officer Tony Im.

Witnesses told a news photographer at the scene that the car had been ticketed for parking violations.

–City News Service

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