Agency Assist 09/02/2023 INC#0597

Agency Assist; INC#0597; 10:40AM; 13551 W Culver Bl;; #PlayaDelRey; PRELIM: LAFD crews, including Urban Search & Rescue and Swift Water Rescue specialists, are joined by LACoFD Ocean Lifeguards in assisting LAPD and the Medical Examiner with accessing and removing apparent human remains (undetermined age / gender/ body condition / site affiliation / circumstances) in a concealed space (reportedly center-span 20' above slow moving 10' deep tidal water) beneath the Culver Boulevard bridge at the Ballona Creek flood control channel. Street Closure: Culver Boulevard (eastbound and westbound) will remain closed to all traffic between Jefferson Boulevard and Lincoln Boulevard until LAFD/LAPD/Medical Examiner operations are complete. Motorists should avoid the immediate area and consider an alternate route. Detours are available. No time estimate to reopening. Media Inquiries: LAPD Pacific Division (Incident #1704) and Medical Examiner.; FS 67; Batt 4; West Bureau; Council District 11; BC4 E205 E288 E5 E67 T5 T88 UR5 UR88 + LACoFD Lifeguard; CH4; 12; Brian Humphrey