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Suspicious death investigation underway after body found in Lompoc garage

LOMPOC, Calif. - Lompoc police are investigating a suspicious death after a body was found inside a garage Thursday morning.

Police responded to a home on the 300 block of South N Street for a report of a "subject down." There they found a person dead inside a detached garage.

The identity of the person including age and gender have not yet been released.

Investigators have not provided any information about the manner of death, but police say it is considered to be suspicious.

“There is no foul play suspected and the investigation has been turned over,” said Lompoc police Sgt. Sergio Arias.

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office is leading the investigation which is ongoing.

Lompoc police say this investigation is not connected to a pair of shootings that took place late Wednesday and early Thursday morning.

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