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Coroner ID's Body Found on Angeles Crest Highway, Death Considered Homicide
The man whose body was discovered early Thursday morning at the side of the Angeles Crest Highway about three miles north of La Cañada Flintridge has been identified as Noe Vasquez, reports City News Service. Coroner's officials, however, have not released an age or other information about the victim.
A motorist discovered Vasquez's body at around 5:20 a.m. yesterday. The victim had been shot, and coroner's Assistant Chief Ed Winter says the case is considered a homicide.
Angeles Crest Highway was closed in both directions in the area where the body was found for about 12 hours Thursday.
Southern California's Snow-Capped Mountains Are Beautiful. Here's Where To Maximize The View (And Snap A Great Picture)It's been many, many years since we saw this much snow in our mountains. Going up there right now isn't safe, but here are some places where you can enjoy the view and snap a pic.
April Valentine died at Centinela Hospital. Her daughter was born by emergency C-section. She'd gone into the pregnancy with a plan, knowing Black mothers like herself were at higher risk.
A look at years past when snows creeped into our citified neighborhoods, away from the mountains and foothills.
In the face of a drier future, that iconic piece of Americana is on its way out in Southern California.
Another Missing Hiker Has Been Found Dead In San Gabriels As Search For Actor Julian Sands ContinuesBob Gregory, 62, went missing the same day as Sands. His body was recovered near Mount Islip.