Body discovered in Whitewater, deputies investigating

Sheriff's department doesn't suspect foul play

WHITEWATER, Calif. - The body of a Hispanic man was found near an I-10 underpass in Whitewater on Tuesday. Passersby made the discovery around 9:30 a.m.

According to the Riverside County Sheriff's Department, the man's body was found in the wash near Haugen-Lehmann Way and Tamarack Road. Deputies said the man had trauma to his head.

The wash sits about 23-feet below the interstate.

Authorities don't suspect foul play at this time but the investigation is ongoing. The man's name won't be released until authorities notify his family.

Continue to follow News Channel 3 and CBS Local 2 for updates.

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