Body found in car buried 6 feet in mud in Palmdale, Calif.

PALMDALE, Calif. -- Los Angeles sheriff officials confirmed a body has was found inside a car buried in mud in Palmdale Tuesday after last week's severe flooding.

A bulldozer and hand crews arrived at the scene near Karen Drive and Avenue M-8, where the black vehicle was found upside down and tilted sideways in a retention basin at 12:49 p.m.

Fire authorities were attempting to dig out the vehicle that was 6 feet deep in the dirt.

Homicide detectives were on the scene to conduct a death investigation.
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