Echo Park -- Police are conducting an investigation of a death tonight in Elysian Park.

Police were called to the western edge of the park near the 1600 block of Sargent Court, said Sgt. Lomeli with the LAPD Northeast Division.

A police helicopter hovered overhead and several officers were on the street, according to one resident.

Lomeli said this was not a homicide but declined to provide any further details. 

One person said a woman had died in the park but Lomeli could not confirm that. 

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