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Arthur George Palmer, 73

Arthur George Palmer, a 73-year-old white man, was found dead from blunt-force injuries Friday, July 24, in the 3000 block of Frances Avenue in La Crescenta, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records. 

Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies were called to the scene about 1:30 p.m. by a neighbor who had not seen or heard from Palmer in some time, according to a department news release. 

When deputies arrived, they found Palmer’s body inside the garage that is attached to his home, according to the release. He had multiple blunt-force injuries to the head, according to coroner’s records, and was pronounced dead at 1:45 p.m. 

Palmer was known to be a recluse, according to the release. Investigators are interested in talking to anyone who saw Palmer, or visited his home, prior to his death.

Anyone with information is asked to call the sheriff’s Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. Those wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477. 

Jeanette Marantos 

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