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Police ID Body Found In Lakeland Village

Police are not releasing information on how he was killed or whether there are any suspects in the case.

Police have confirmed that a man who went missing from Lake Elsinore in June was the victim of foul play.

The body of Leopoldo Navarrete, 58, was found near Akley Street in Lakeland Village July 19, but it wasn't until today that the Riverside County Sheriff's Department confirmed the identity.

Evidence showed Navarrete was the victim of a homicide, according to a news release today from the Lake Elsinore Sheriff’s Station. Police are not releasing information on how he was killed or whether there are any suspects in the case.

Police believed from the start of the investigation that Navarrete may have been a victim of foul play.

The Riverside Sheriff's Central Homicide worked with detectives from the Lake Elsinore Sheriff’s Station, and several searches were conducted using aircraft over the area as well as divers in the lake.

Navarrete was reported missing by family members on June 14.

Constant Comment July 30, 2012 at 01:05 AM
Lauren, your not foolon anybody. You could give a fyns rats a** about this poor unfortunate fellow! You're just USING him to further your own agenda. You ought to be ashamed of your self. Your tell: "I've been wondering how in the world this senseless act could happen here?" Look around! Give it a rest already! Quit with all your BS.This isn't exactly "paradise" & its because of people like you that make it such a cess pool!
Tina B July 30, 2012 at 01:14 AM
Michele: So Sorry for the loss of a friend. Prayers for his family, but thankfully they know where he is and at peace now.
Lauren Nadolson July 30, 2012 at 01:25 AM
That's disappointing, and scary...I live right down the street from where this happened. Not only am I mortified that this man was killed for no apparent reason but I am just plain scared that these people are still out there. Please if you find out any more let us know.
Constant Comment July 30, 2012 at 01:38 AM
Lauren do not not have any boundaries? You are shameful & a phoney. Playing with this poor womans emotions is just sickening. Give it a rest already. Haven't you spouted off enough already. now your using the grief stricken? Thats disgusting!
Teller of Truth July 30, 2012 at 02:16 AM
Constant Comment, this is a fake that lives in Lakeland & believe me they don't even want 'it' there! A fly with tats & two pitbulls to make herself look all bad ass! You know the kind. Some people are afraid of change & just prefer to keep rollin around in the same ol pig sty. Thats what you're arguing with here. Don't even waste your time bro! These kinds of people never change, they just keep getting more older, uglier & desperate for attention. Just givin you the headsup.
Lauren Nadolson July 30, 2012 at 02:34 AM
I'm an atheist a single mom and pro gay rights too, I'm an activist against breed specific legislation my dogs are rescues how shameful of me. I also work and go to school full time horrible I know. I care about what happens where i live how disgusting i know.
Constant Comment July 30, 2012 at 02:41 AM
Thanks Teller! Sure explains a lot! Thought I smelt some hood rats on here. Thanks for the update buddy!
andy July 30, 2012 at 02:45 AM
Lauren, you sound pretty good to me.
Mr.A July 30, 2012 at 09:20 AM
Teller Of Lies Ur Lame Girl! Lol! Always Making Me Laugh! Pretty Sure You're A Joke To Your Fam, Neighbors And Friends Just Like You're A Joke Here On Patch! Lol! :D Keep Em' Coming Lame-O! Lol!
Martha L. Bridges July 30, 2012 at 04:04 PM
Lauren, easy does it. Don't let these creepy commentators get under your skin with their rude statements. You are standing up for the right things and the only trouble with that is it drives negative, mean and bigoted people crazy. They are so used to people being cowed by their aggressive comments - as some have been in the past. Teller of Lies and Constant Comment are having a hard time with good people giving them back as good as they put out. That's their problem, don't make it yours.
Last Resort July 30, 2012 at 05:01 PM
while she's in the dictionary she should look up how to spell distiction. LOL
Last Resort July 30, 2012 at 05:11 PM
I'm an atheist, dog rescuer, Pro gay rights, banker and proffesional who volunteers for the city and it's CERT program to help make LE a better place. I am an English major with a degree in business and certainly not a "hood rat". I just know BS when I see it...
Last Resort July 30, 2012 at 05:25 PM
CC while you are recommending a dictionary you might want to look up how to spell distinction......
Roberto July 30, 2012 at 07:46 PM
Oreilia is LADA who isn't here anymore, Cyber stalkers are creepy.
Constant Comment July 30, 2012 at 07:52 PM
Last Resort, We know BS when we see it too! It's already been established that you're a "proffesional". LOL. An english major that doesn't even know how to spell professional. Don't even try to come back on & say it was a typo cause everyone knows you're just full of it.
Constant Comment July 30, 2012 at 08:00 PM
Hasn't this scenario already been played out on you? So now you're on the 'i'm rubber, you're glue' phase of your intelligent conversation? You shouldn't solicit your "crotch" here on the Patch. Thats a little creepy. Confidence doesn't come from pitbulls and tattoos.You should just stick to what you do best.
Constant Comment July 30, 2012 at 08:05 PM
@Marfa, seeing as how you like to 'jump on anything, you must live in the hood too! Lmao
Tina B July 30, 2012 at 08:54 PM
Ok Lady's try to stay on the high road here, and let the little boys go play with themselves on their own. Let's all remember what this ARTICLE IS ABOUT. And if I'm wrong about you being guys, well you certainly don't act like lady's. Move on, you have been nothing but disrespectful of the deceased here.
Constant Comment July 30, 2012 at 09:17 PM
None of the men on here disrespected this unfortunate fellow. Its much too late for the so-called-ladies to "take the high road" both here on the Patch, as well as in real life. Just like you roam your hood, please do move on & just keep going!
Crystal July 31, 2012 at 01:21 AM
Oralia.....good to know you invested so much time on looking up my facebook page and out of the 100 pics on there, you found one that shows my only tattoo.....kudos my friend.....your english is flawless aswell....
Hope July 31, 2012 at 06:16 PM
I'm game Helen! I'll get the 2nd round!
Hope July 31, 2012 at 06:45 PM
You can come too Teller of Truth...I know you're feeling left out. But you have to buy all our drinks even if it is soda.
Hope July 31, 2012 at 06:55 PM
Bravo! =0)
Hope July 31, 2012 at 06:58 PM
Get over yourself Teller of Truth! Love your handle Mr. A!
Hope July 31, 2012 at 07:01 PM
I am so sorry for your loss, Michele. I am also sorry for taking away the true topic of the story and taking away any respect that Leo deserves.
Teller of Truth July 31, 2012 at 07:33 PM
Sorry Hope Sweetie, I don't do the whole 'bar fly' thing anymore. Not since the 60's you know, when this picture of you was taken. You know this thread ended last week. Did it take you that long to read it & catch up?
Teller of Truth July 31, 2012 at 07:36 PM
Yep we all know how much you like the A!
Last Resort July 31, 2012 at 07:52 PM
Constant Comment well of course it was my typing skills not my command of the English language. Unlike others on here I am exactly who I say I am. My name is Barbara Lincoln, my NMLS license is 264766, look it up. You will also find my credentials and my degrees. How about you?
Constant Comment July 31, 2012 at 08:36 PM
Good one Teller! Some people think they're fooling everyone when they post OLD pictures of their 'Farrah' days! That time has past along time ago. Let it go, honey, let it go! Lmao }~)
John Cumms August 15, 2012 at 02:13 AM
Oceanside has the highest murder rate per capita

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