Venice Man Found Dead, Apartment Ransacked
A homicide investigation was underway in Venice this week after police responding to a report of a body also found that the victim's apartment had been ransacked.
Cops were alerted to the situation about 8 p.m. Tuesday by the victim's brother, who was concerned because he hadn't seen his sibling for "several days," LAPD Officer Christopher No tells the Weekly.
The brother went to the victim's residence ...
View Larger Map
... in the 1500 block of Venice boulevard and found his sibling deceased, police said. The victim was described as a man in his 40s, No said:
His home appeared to be ransacked.
Anaheim Ducks v. San Jose Sharks
TicketsFri., Dec. 9, 7:00pm
Los Angeles Lakers v Phoenix Suns - Verified Resale Tickets
TicketsFri., Dec. 9, 7:30pm
UCLA Bruins Men's Basketball vs. University of Michigan Men's Basketball
TicketsSat., Dec. 10, 5:00pm
Los Angeles D-Fenders vs. Austin Spurs
TicketsSat., Dec. 10, 6:30pm
Though it's not initially clear how the man died, LAPD investigators are treating the case as a homicide, No said.
The case was first reported by Venice 311.
Get the ICYMI: Today's Top Stories Newsletter
Catch up on the day's news and stay informed with our daily digest of the most popular news, music, food and arts stories in Los Angeles, delivered to your inbox Monday through Friday.