Authorities Thursday identified a man whose body was found in a trash can behind a business in the unincorporated Windsor Hills area of the county near the Crenshaw district.
The body was found about 12:05 p.m. Wednesday in the 3600 block of Slauson Avenue by officers with the Los Angeles Police Department, according to Deputy James Nagao of the Sheriff’s Information Bureau.
The man was identified by the coroner’s office as Michael Holt, 66, whose city of residence was not known. An autopsy was pending to determine his cause of death.
The location was determined to be an unincorporated area of the county, and deputies with the sheriff’s Marina Del Rey Station took over the investigation, Nagao said.
Anyone with information about the case was urged to call the Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500. Those wishing to report anonymously can call 800-222-TIPS.
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