Woman's body found inside tent in Van Nuys

VAN NUYS, LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- The body of a woman was found in Van Nuys Monday morning, Los Angeles police said.

The woman's body was found inside a tent near Sepulveda Boulevard and Albers Street, authorities said.

The body was reported to emergency personnel around 9:45 a.m.

Investigators said the woman, described by coroner's officials as being in her 30s, appeared to be a transient.

The cause of her death was not immediately determined.

The Los Angeles Police Department's Van Nuys Division is handling the investigation. Homicide detectives were called to the scene.
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