Homicide detectives from the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department were Saturday investigating the death of a man whose body was found in the unincorporated rural area of Sage, east of Murrieta Hot Springs.

The body was discovered about 6:15 a.m. at Arcola and Powerline roads, according to sheriff’s Sgt. Richard Carroll.

“Deputies arrived and located a deceased male who sustained traumatic injuries,” Carroll said.

The man’s name was withheld pending notification of relatives.

No further information was available since the investigation is ongoing, he said.

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