Man found dead in van parked on 710 Freeway in East L.A.


A man’s body was found inside a white van parked by the center divider of the 710 Freeway in East Los Angeles on Thursday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The man, whose cause of death was unknown, was discovered by police around 6:10 a.m. near the Cesar Chavez Avenue exit, a CHP spokesman said.

Arriving officers initially thought the man might be sleeping, and they called the fire department, which declared the man dead when it arrived, according to the spokesman.

There was no evidence of foul play and no collision, the CHP said.

Police have not identified the deceased man.