Support for LAist comes from
We Explain L.A.
Stay Connected

Share This

News

Dead Body Reportedly Found on Van Nuys Train Tracks

LAist relies on your reader support, not paywalls.
Freely accessible local news is vital. Please power our reporters and help keep us independent with a donation today.

An alleged body covered with sheets was seen by an Amtrak train passenger who was near the Van Nuys Station this afternoon. LAPD Media Relations could not immediately confirm anything, but Francisco Oaxaca at Metrolink said the tracks were closed for about an a hour and a half due to "police activity." Around 4:45 p.m., one track was opened allowing trains to operate on the single track. There were a few delays and one train cancellation in Moorpark, but Oaxaca said the rest of the scheduled trains should operate on time.