A safety guard at a Malibu shopping center was found dead after an assault within the parking zone, cops mentioned.
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s officers mentioned the safety guard was found unresponsive by one other worker at about 7 a.m. on Tuesday at the Trancas Country Market, a favourite celeb hang-out simply off the Pacific Coast Highway.
The unidentified sufferer was in his late 50s and labored because the in a single day guard at the shopping center, Sheriff’s officers mentioned.
When deputies responded to the “person down” name, they found the guard laying within the parking zone and what regarded like blunt drive trauma accidents on his higher torso, authorities mentioned.
Blood was additionally found close to the physique, Sheriff’s officers mentioned.
Los Angeles County Fire personnel tried to deal with the guard, however he was pronounced dead at the scene.
“We are canvassing the area for any video that might have captured the incident and witnesses who may have some sort of information,” mentioned Lt. Vincent M. Ursini throughout a press convention on Tuesday.
“We are still processing the crime scene … but early indications are that there hasn’t been any weapon recovered.”
Chris Frost, chairman of the Malibu Public Safety Commission, mentioned staff at the popular shopping center are well-known by the patrons.
“Most of these guys … have worked here for a long time,” Frost mentioned at the press convention. “They aren’t guys who come in and work for a week and then they are gone. People in the neighborhoods know them.”
The Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner’s workplace has but to launch the guard’s identification and the reason for demise.