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Victor Santamaria Moreno, 40

Victor Moreno, a 40-year-old Latino, was found dead Tuesday July 12, on the 5 Freeway near the 4th Street exit in Boyle Heights, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.

Ed Winter, spokesman for the coroner's office, said a passerby discovered Moreno's body and called 911.

Authorities arrived and pronounced the victim dead at the scene at 9:05 a.m., Winter said.

Coroner's records show Moreno died from multiple sharp and blunt-force injuries to his body.

Anyone with information about the killing is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

-- Los Angeles Times

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