A death investigation was underway in Huntington Beach after the decomposing body of a man was discovered in local oil fields on Monday, April 19, police said.
At 5:37 p.m., the Huntington Beach Police Department was alerted by a local resident who discovered the body southwest of the intersection of Talbert Avenue and Edwards Street. Investigators said the decomposing body of a man was found, along with property that is believed to belong to the man.
Investigators were unable to immediately determine the cause of death, so it was being treated as suspicious, police said. No further information was available for release.
Police detectives are investigating the death along with the Orange County Sheriff’s Department.
Anyone with information regarding the incident was asked to contact police at 714-375-5066.
Source: Orange County Register