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Man's body found near Silver Lake 101 onramp

April 23, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
The body of a man was found on the side of the road near the Silver Lake onramp to the 101 Freeway on Saturday.

California Highway Patrol officials say the man was found shortly before 10:30 a.m. on the right shoulder of the southbound onramp.

Authorities confirmed the body was that of a man in his 20s. Though the official cause of death remained undetermined, LAPD officers said they are not ruling out foul play.

The onramp was closed for several hours as investigators tried to figure out the man's identity and what happened to him.

City News Service contributed to this report.