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Human Bones Found In Angeles National Forest Near Car Of Mom Missing Since 2012

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A hiker in Angeles National Forest discovered human bones near an abandoned car from a woman who disappeared over three years ago. The car has been identified as that of Megan Sue Dipiazza, a mother from La Crescenta who went missing Nov. 11, 2012, reports the L.A. Times. At the time, Dipiazza left behind a note in her apartment, saying "goodbye to her family," according to police.

On Sunday afternoon, a man hiking on a trail near the Angeles Crest Highway found the car and Dipiazza's I.D. card around 500 feet down a ravine. He called the police after looking up the name online.

By the time police arrived on Sunday it was too dark to begin a search, so they returned Monday morning. They found a photo of Dipiazza and her family in the car, along with credit cards and the key in the ignition.

Investigators later found multiple human bones.

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Editor's note: The article originally stated that the remains had been positively identified as belonging to Megan Dipiazza. However, that has not been confirmed by authorities. The article has been corrected to reflect this.