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The man who was found dead on a bench at Newhall Metrolink Station after dying from natural causes Sunday night has been identified as 53-year-old Bhimjibhai Dungrani.

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  1. Chet Mehra Chet Mehra says:

    That is an Indian name, not middle eastern

  2. Charlene Gil Charlene Gil says:

    Was this man in a wheel a chair?

  3. Oh no was he a homeless man sleeping there with blankets and stuff? I’ve seen a guy like that at various bus stops around canyon country always felt so bad on those cold winter nights, hope it’s not him

  4. Lucy Romero Lucy Romero says:

    May he rest in paradise!

  5. Erika Bird Martinez Julia Pascual

  6. I was wondering if its the guy who walks all over Canyon Country with sandals and long black hair. So sad.

    • I was wondering that too but if we’re thinking of the same guy I saw him today waiting for the bus on Sierra highway near sand canyon and it says this poor soul passed on Sunday

    • Missy Gentry Missy Gentry says:

      I just saw that guy at Starbucks in the mall last Thursday. He looked fine but reek of bo. 😕

    • I’ve always wondered what his story is because he has a backpack and nothing else. Just walks up and down Soledad. Been seeing him for 10+ years.

    • Every Time I see him walking I always yell to my mom look their goes your boyfriend because I always get to see him everywhere I go but he lives with he’s mom and has some type of disorder

    • I figured he had to actually live somewhere and yes, you can tell he probably has a mental issue of some sort because he won’t make eye contact with anyone. He pops up everywhere around the city.

    • is this the younger guy like maybe 30s? black long hair parted in the middle? I used to see him at coc and the cc library. poor guy.

    • That guy has been here firever man with black here and same sandals since i was in jr high n high school and now im 30. I used tl see him in canyon country allot 711 area allot but lately i seen him by valencia. I was eating in valencia and saw him and was gonna offer him food but it looked like he was already eating in thete alone so i figured someone else got him food there. I seen him allot though by valencia movies n few times i went to get him food when i came out he was gone again.

    • This guy has to be at least 40 maybe because i seen him when i was in jr high n highschool so its been over 15yrs now. I hope it wasnt him who passed away.

    • Missy Gentry Missy Gentry says:

      Sandra Huerta when I was in high school graduated 2002. I would always sees him walking with the back pack, wearing a black suit and hair was comb back nice. He always walks to a Starbucks location

    • Well hopefully it wasn’t him but sad no matter what

  7. Any body have a pic of the man

  8. The guy with long hair lives in canyon country in those mobile homes on Soledad. I think his name is micheal. He is a special need. Somebody even made a page on FB. If people see him they take a picture and post on his page.

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  10. Vicki Steele Vicki Steele says:

    Who the hell dies “from natural causes” at the age of 53!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  11. Omar Mejia Omar Mejia says:

    Santa Clarita Jesus died?

  12. Had just seen him at the mall on Friday

  13. Nicki Rivera says:

    Vicki,
    People at the ages of 30 and 40 can die of natural causes! Just because the man was 53 doesn’t make it unheard of.

    Anyway, instead of going back and forth on the cause, I am just sorry that he lost his life. RIP.
    You are now safe and happy in our Lords hands!

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