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Body found inside dumpster in Acton

Investigators are seen at the site where a body was found in a dumpster in Acton on March 28, 2012.

March 28, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT
A body was discovered inside a dumpster in Acton on Wednesday morning, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said.

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.