A body was found floating in the MacArthur Park lake Thursday morning, Los Angeles police said.
A passerby near 7th and Alvarado streets in Westlake called paramedics about 8 a.m. after seeing a body floating near the lake’s edge, said
LAPD homicide investigators were dispatched to the scene to investigate, a standard procedure for undetermined deaths. Police officials said the gender of the deceased person was not available and it was unclear if anyone witnessed how the person ended up in the lake.
The Los Angeles County coroner is also investigating.