The body was found in the 6800 block of Sierra Highway around 6:47 a.m.
The gender and cause of death were not immediately disclosed. Sheriff's homicide detectives were sent to investigate the death.
Anyone with more information on the case was urged to call the sheriff's department at (323) 890-5500, or Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-TIPS.
City News Service contributed to this report.