Officials consider death of man near Pyramid Lake ‘suspicious’

file photo. Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff Station.

Homicide officials are investigating the death of man who was found near Pyramid Lake on Saturday.

The body was found near Frenchman’s Flat on the Golden State Highway Old Road around 5:40 p.m. according to sheriff’s officials with the SCV Sheriff’s Department. Lt. Ignacio Somoano said the death does not appear to be from natural causes.

“They are treating it as suspicious,” he said. “The coroner’s office is out there.”

The man, identified as a young adult, was not found in a car.