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LBPD investigating the murder of a homeless man at the Port of LB



On August 4, just about 7:45 a.m., officers responded to the 300 block of Windsor Way to aid the Long Beach Fire Department, who discovered a dead body of an adult male.


Details:

The body was partially decomposed and was lying in a desolate area of the port. At the time, the body showed no visible signs of trauma or foul play.

  • On August 11, the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office presented their autopsy findings to the LBPD, which revealed that the victim died from “blunt force trauma to the upper torso resulting in death,” the LBPD opened a murder investigation.

  • The victim is only being identified as a homeless male White in his 50’s who was experiencing homelessness in Long Beach. The motive for the assault is currently unknown.