Eagle Rock -- A 25-year-old homeless woman was found dead in an encampment near the 2 Freeway Thursday night, police said.
The woman was found deceased at 10:49 p.m. in a homeless encampment near East Broadway and the 2 Freeway.
There were no signs of trauma or foul play in the death, according to Lieutenant David Smith with the L.A. County coroner’s office.
The homeless encampment is near the scene of the Aug. 25 brush fire that burned more than 40 acres. Police arrested two men -- including the son of Eagle Rock Chamber of Commerce president Michael Noguiera -- who they allege were responsible for starting the fire near the encampment.
However, the two suspects have not been charged and the District Attorney has sent the case back to police for further investigation, officials told The Eastsider.
Update: The woman has been identified as Sarah Marchain, according to the county coroner. The cause of death had not been determined.