facebook
twitter
search
search

Body found encased in concrete

Jan. 1, 2013 at 2:22 PM

SANTA FE SPRINGS, Calif., Jan. 1 (UPI) -- A man's body was found in newly poured concrete at a Santa Fe Springs, Calif., business, in what detectives say is a homicide.

The body was discovered Sunday at a heating and air conditioning business after Whittier, Calif., police received information about a possible killing, the Los Angeles Times reported Monday.

The concrete was broken up an excavated, and an adult male body was recovered, police department spokesman Brad White said, adding detectives are working to identify the victim.

Juan Alberto Galviz, 35, was arrested Sunday in connection with the discovery, and is being held in lieu of over a million dollars bail, police said.

Detectives said preliminary investigations indicated a "feud" between Galviz and the victim.

Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Trending Stories
Ted Cruz campaign pulls ad featuring softcore porn actress
Report: Clinton Foundation subpoenaed by State Dept. watchdog over charity projects
Ruby Rose, Gigi Hadid react to Kanye West's lyric about Taylor Swift
Kristen Wiig impersonates Peyton Manning on 'The Tonight Show'
NYC police officer found guilty of manslaughter in Brooklyn stairway shooting