Marcos España, a 45-year-old Latino, was found with blunt force trauma Tuesday, Jan. 23, near the northbound off-ramp to Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
About 7:30 a.m., España was discovered face down by a contractor clearing brush for the California Department of Transportation, according to police and coroner’s records.
España, who was found with blunt head trauma, was pronounced dead at 8:16 a.m. at the scene, according to coroner’s records.
It’s unclear whether España was staying in the area or just passing through, said Los Angeles Police Det. John Lamberti.
Police are looking for any witnesses to the incident.
España's sister, Helen Parker, 30, said her brother grew up in Westlake and is one of eight children. He was a pharmacy technician before he began living on the streets. España made sure to keep in ...