LAPD say man found murdered was bound and handcuffed

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LOS ANGELES, CA – The Los Angeles Police Department reported that the body of a man found murdered in the valley was bound and handcuffed.

“On March 10, 2022, at 5:29 p.m., Topanga Area Patrol Officers responded to a radio call of a, “Battery Investigation”, in the 20200 block of Ventura Boulevard in Woodland Hills,” the LAPD said in a statement. “Upon arrival, the officers observed the victim inside the room laying on the ground. His feet were tied together, and his hands were handcuffed behind his back. He had strangulation marks on his neck.”

The Los Angeles Fire Department Paramedics responded and pronounced the victim dead at scene. The victim has not been identified until next of kin has been notified.

According to the LAPD, detectives learned that the victim was found dead by the security guard and manager of the location.  The victim had been staying at the location since July of 2021.  Detectives will continue to canvass the area for witnesses, surveillance cameras and further evidence.