Man found dead in Cudahy; investigation underway

CUDAHY, Calif. (KABC) -- Authorities are investigating the death of a Cudahy man Monday night.

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department homicide detectives found a dead man in the 7700 block of Atlantic Avenue around 11:30 p.m. He was later identified by the coroner as Edgar Velasquez, 26, of Cudahy.

Authorities said Velasquez had suffered blunt-force trauma injuries to his head and body. An autopsy was pending to determine his cause of death.

Anyone with more information was urged to call the L.A. Sheriff's Department's Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. Those wishing to remain anonymous may call "Crime Stoppers" at (800) 222-8477.

City News Service contributed to this report.
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