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Info About Dismembered Body Found in Pico Rivera Yard on 'Security Hold'

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The public isn't any closer to learning details about the death of the man whose dismembered body was found stuffed in a garbage bag and left in a Pico Rivera back yard this week. Investigators with the L.A. County Sheriff's Department have issued a "security hold" on information regarding the case, which blocks the coroner's office from sharing what they've learned about the body parts, says the San Gabriel Valley Tribune.

The human remains were discovered Wednesday night, buried in the yard of the home some say the deceased had been renting. Neighbors spoke of a young man, around 19 or 20 years old, who had been living on the property for the past month. The LASD say "a loved one and acquaintances went to the home looking for a person who had been missing for several days," and instead found the remains.

The identity of the remains, however, and any information about the possible cause of death, are being kept under wraps. Family members of the deceased may also be prevented from learning info about the body and their loved one, though the LASD may opt to share some details with them.