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Severed hand found near Antelope Valley school

September 9, 2009 |  7:55 am

Authorities are looking for information about a severed human hand found near a middle school in Lake Los Angeles.

The discovery of the hand was reported about 9 p.m. Tuesday to Los Angeles County sheriff’s homicide detectives, said Deputy Robert Boese. He did not know who found the body part.

The hand was found in the 41700 block of 170th Street East, near Challenger Middle School. There was no immediate information on the victim, Boese said.

-- Alexandra Zavis