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Dec 31, 2012 5:39 PM by The Associated Press

Police find body encased in concrete in LA County

SANTA FE SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) - Police have arrested a 35-year-old man in connection with a body that was discovered encased in newly poured concrete inside a Southern California heating and air conditioning business.

The Whittier Daily News reported Monday that police received information Sunday night that a homicide victim was located inside a business in Santa Fe Springs.

With the help of dogs, the body of an adult male was recovered on Monday. Police later arrested Juan Alberto Galviz at a nearby business.

Police are investigating the relationship between Galviz and the victim.

No other details have been released.

Officer Brad White says it's not known whether Galviz has retained a lawyer.

(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

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