Man found dead in Westminster, homicide investigation underway

A man in his 40s was found dead in Westminster and police Friday morning investigated his death as a possible homicide.

Officers responded to the area of Locust Street and Westminster Boulevard about 10:05 p.m. Thursday and found the man, who had suffered facial injuries, deceased at the scene, according to Sgt. Phuong Pham of the Westminster Police Department.

The victim appeared to be homeless, Pham said.

A news photographer at the scene was told by police the man may have been involved in an altercation at a nearby fast food restaurant.

No arrest was reported.

Anyone with information about this death was asked to call the Westminster Police Department Detective Bureau at 714-898-3315 or Crime Stoppers at 855-747-6227.

CNS contributed to this report.