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Man's body found in Stanton alley; investigation underway

Authorities investigate the scene where a body found in Stanton on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014.

January 11, 2014 12:00:00 AM PST
An investigation is underway after a man's body was discovered in an alley in Stanton on Saturday.

Authorities say they arrived in the area of Garden Grove Boulevard and Court Street around 7:20 p.m. to investigate a report of unknown trouble and discovered the body.

Deputies say a potential suspect has been detained, and the death is being investigated as a possible homicide.

"Based on the witness statements that deputies received and evidence that was located when they arrived, homicide investigators were contacted, and the investigation was initiated as a possible homicide," said Lt. Jeff Hallock with the Orange County Sheriff's Department.

A cause of death was not immediately clear.