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Detectives investigating possible homicide in Torrance

February 13, 2013 |  7:05 am

Approximate location where woman was found shown in black.

Homicide detectives are investigating the death of a woman found in Torrance, authorities said.

Los Angeles County sheriff's officials arrived about 11:05 p.m. Tuesday in the 3300 block of Lomita Boulevard, where the woman was found. The victim was transported to a local hospital, where she was later pronounced dead, officials said.

The investigation was ongoing, and it was not immediately clear if the woman’s death was the result of homicide.

Anyone with information about this death is encouraged to contact the Sheriff's Department's Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. Those wishing to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.


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Map: Approximate location where woman was found shown in black. Credit: Los Angeles Times Mapping L.A.