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Bodies of two men identified in Lancaster

Found dead inside of tent

City News Service | 11/8/2019, midnight

Two men found dead inside a tent in Lancaster were identified this week by authorities, and autopsies were pending at press time to determine their cause of death.

Deputy Trina Schrader of the Sheriff’s Information Bureau said the bodies were found Nov. 2 near 210th Street East and East Avenue I.

The men were identified by the coroner’s office as Miguel Rivera, 28, and Rufino Rivera, 36, whose home towns are unknown.

“Detectives found no signs of trauma, or obvious signs of foul play,’’ Schrader said.

Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau investigators asked anyone with information regarding the deaths to call them at (323) 890-5500. Tipsters can also call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-TIPS.