Man’s body found near Metrolink tracks in Pico Rivera


PICO RIVERA (CNS) – A man’s body was found today near the Metrolink tracks in Pico Rivera, authorities said.

The discovery was made about 8:30 a.m., Metrolink spokesman Paul Gonzales said.

The man’s name was withheld pending family notification.

The discovery halted train traffic for about an hour between Los Angeles and Orange County, Metrolink spokesman Scott Johnson said, adding one of the scheduled trains was canceled.

Johnson also said Sunday evening that all trains were running on schedule and this event would not affect traffic Monday morning.

The death investigation was being handled by the sheriff’s homicide bureau, Pico Rivera sheriff’s station watch commander Lt. Joe Gonzales said.

Gonzales also confirmed the body found was a man.


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