The body of a man who had been stabbed and beaten was found Tuesday rolled up in a carpet near Compton Creek in the unincorporated Rancho Dominguez area near Compton.
Deputies noticed the carpet while conducting a patrol check of the creek off East Del Amo Boulevard about 11:10 a.m., the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department reported.
Inside the carpet, deputies discovered a man “who had been beaten and stabbed,” the department said. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
The man’s name was not immediately released.
Deputies asked anyone with information to call the homicide bureau at 323-890-5500.
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