Suspected Suicide Victim Found Hanging from Tree in South Gate Park

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

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An apparent suicide victim was found hanging from a tree in South Gate Park. The tree was said to be located west of the South Gate Park Auditorium near Southern Avenue.

Police arrived on scene a little after 9:15 a.m.

“We received a call regarding a person down in South Gate Park,” said Lieutenant Jim Teeples of the South Gate Police Department (SGPD). “Officers arrived and located a female that had apparently committed suicide.”

The victim was declared dead shortly after the Los Angeles County Fire Department arrived.

“The Los Angeles County Coroners office and our detectives will notify the family and conduct an investigation [to determine] what actually happened,” said Lt. Teeples.

The victim is believed to be an adult.

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Alejandro Lopez de Haro December 28, 2012 at 05:57 AM
Dear Readers, South Gate – Lynwood Patch Latino did not publish the picture of the victim that has been referenced on this discussion thread. A user with a Patch account uploaded the photograph to the article. The image was removed as soon it came to our attention. We apologize for any discomfort. Alejandro López de Haro Editor – South Gate – Lynwood Patch Latino Southgate-lynwood.patch.com 323-558-8090
Hector Huezo December 28, 2012 at 07:31 PM
thanks for clarifying/responding.
GXXRGIRL1000 December 31, 2012 at 01:10 AM
im with the readers that feel that HELLO u cant hide the truth. SHOW IT, EMBRACE IT, LEARN FROM IT! and for all those "PERSINADOS" u guys act as if its so offensive.... get offended that ur listening to lyrics that talk about killing, get offended that one of ur relatives is pregnant at 15 and feeding more of the stereotype! get offended that our kids are getting anal sex and vaginal sex from an adult both by men and women!! this death was in Public show it, this stupid women chose to do it that way, and God DOESN'T CONDONE SUICIDES: her soul will forever remain in perpetuity purgatory!!
GXXRGIRL1000 December 31, 2012 at 01:14 AM
Alejandro Lopez de Haro Please don't appologize THANK U FOR BEING REAL AND THAT READER THAT HAD POSTED THE PICTURE THANK U TOO!! sick and tired of those people that try to cover the sun with a finger!! if u don't like reality... than teach ur people to be better... either that or go to MARS so u don't witnesses this worlds reality!!
Truth Son January 08, 2013 at 05:41 PM
Why she did this in a public place baffles me. So I have no pitty. She should of just went on a crack binge for a couple days in the confort of her own home just like her neighbors.


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