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Man's body found in Inglewood park

Detectives on Friday were investigating the death of a 44-year-old man whose body was found in an Inglewood park. 

A resident discovered the body at the Edward Vincent Jr. Park at 700 Warren Lane and reported it to police around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, according to the Los Angeles County Coroner's office. The park also is known as Centinela Park. 

The body appeared to have multiple gunshot wounds, police said. Homicide detectives with the Inglewood Police Department have launched an investigation into the death.  

Authorities did not release any other details about the incident. The man has not been identified.

At least 17 people were murdered in Inglewood last year, according to the Homicide Report. According to the Los Angeles Times blog, the city was the 21st most deadly neighborhood out of L.A. County's 270 neighborhoods. 

Anyone who may have information about the case is asked to contact Inglewood Police Department at (310) 412-7463. Anonymous tips can be made by calling (888) 412-7463.


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