Man's body found in La Puente neighborhood; investigation underway

L.A. County Sheriff's Department vehicles are shown near the scene where a man was found dead in the 14900 block of Janetdale Street on Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015. (KABC)

An investigation was underway after a man was found dead in a La Puente neighborhood early Thursday morning.

The man's body was found next to a bicycle in the 14900 block of Janetdale Street around 3:30 a.m.

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's homicide detectives were investigating the death.

The man appeared to have suffered blunt-force trauma, according to Lt. Dave Coleman. Neighbors told Eyewitness News that they heard shouting around 3:20 a.m.

The identity of the man was not immediately released.

No further information was available.

If you have any information about this case, you're urged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. You can provide anonymous tips by calling Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-TIPS (8477) or by texting TIPLA plus your tip to CRIMES (274637).

City News Service contributed to this report.

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