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Homicide victim's body found in a planter in downtown Perris

Riverside County authorities are investigating the death of a man whose body was found in a planter in downtown Perris.

Deputies received a call just after 2 p.m. Monday of a body discovered in the 200 block of North D Street, and when they arrived, found the body hidden within a planter next to an alleyway, according to the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department.

The cause of death has yet to be determined, but the coroner’s report listed the death as a homicide.

The victim’s name had not yet been released.

Anyone with information is asked to call central homicide at (760) 393-2500 or the Perris Sheriff’s Station at (951) 210-1000.


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