The man whose body was found on the side of the 210 Freeway has been identified as 32-year-old Pervis Patterson. Patterson's body was found by police officers around 3 p.m. on March 2 after a driver spotted his body near the Osborne Street exit of the east bound 210 Freeway.

According to the coroner's office, Patterson was beaten, mutilated and possibly strangled. He was partially covered with a tarp. Anyone with information about the homicide should contact LAPD's Foothill Division detectives at (818) 834-3115. View a map after the jump:

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