Man, Woman Found Dead in Vehicle at Towing Company; Investigation Continues

Tow truck towing a broken down car on the street

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AZUSA (CNS) - Authorities today identified a woman found dead in a vehicle at an Irwindale gas station, along with the body of a man, after a towing company towed it to their yard in Azusa.

Irwindale Police Department officers responded to Jan's Towing around 12:30 p.m. Wednesday after receiving reports about a man found dead in a vehicle towed there from an Arco station at 110 E. Longden Ave. in Irwindale, according to Irwindale police Sgt. Diego Cornejo.

When officers arrived at Jan's Towing, they discovered the man and a woman dead in the vehicle. Detectives also responded to the Arco station, Cornejo said. The investigation was continuing. On Thursday, the Los Angeles County coroner's office identified the woman as Guadlupe Acosta, 34, who was homeless. Information was not available on the name of the man, or on the cause of death of either person. Anyone with information on the case was urged to call the Irwindale Police Department's Detective Bureau at 626-430-2239. Callers choosing to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.

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