Death investigation underway after 21-year-old man found near Santa Fe Springs City Hall

SANTA FE SPRINGS, Calif. (KABC) -- An investigation was underway in Santa Fe Springs after a 21-year-old man was found dead on a street near City Hall early Wednesday morning.

Whittier police say they responded to the 11700 block of Telegraph Road near City Hall at about 1 a.m. and found the man's body.

The man, identified as Ricky Munoz, had traumatic head injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

John Scoggins with Whittier police said it was not immediately clear if the man's death was the result of a traffic accident or if there was a "criminal element involved."

Telegraph Road was closed between Pioneer Boulevard and Alburtis Avenue as traffic and homicide detectives investigated.
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