The death of a man Saturday in Hermosa Beach was under investigation by the city’s police and sheriff’s homicide detectives.

The injury was reported about 4 a.m. in the 1500 block of Hermosa Avenue, according to Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Deputy Tracy Koerner.

“It was initially reported that the male adult victim was struck in the head by a blunt object,” Koerner said. “At this time, the cause of death is unknown and a death investigation is being conducted.” The man’s name was withheld pending notification of next of kin.

Anyone with information on the killing was asked to call the LASD’s homicide unit at 323-890-5500 or Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (8477).

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