Dead body found in Malibu Saturday

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A dead body was discovered in Malibu on Saturday, April 9, at about 12:30 p.m. According to Acting Captain of the Lost Hills Sheriff Station, Joseph Fender, the deceased person was found in the vicinity of PCH and Cross Creek – the area of the Malibu Lagoon.

This follows the finding of a dead security guard behind Trancas Country Market on March 29, Inge Baumbach, 58, with cause of death still to be determined; and a deceased homeless man found near the Pavilions market in Point Dume Village on March 26.

Updated at 9:22 p.m. During the City Council meeting on Monday, Lieutenant Chad Watter’s commented on the body found on Saturday and said the victim was living under the bridge at Cross Creek and appeared to have passed away of a drug overdose.

More information will be provided when it becomes available.