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Hikers Find Decomposed Body In Griffith Park
Two hikers discovered a decomposed body in Griffith Park at around 7 p.m. on Monday night.
The L.A. Times reports that the remains were too decomposed for the coroner or police to determine the individual's age or gender. Sgt. Roberto Alaniz of the LAPD Northeast Division told Eastsider LA that the body, which was found near the Fern Dell entrance to the park, is believed to have been in the location for about a month. Foul play is not suspected at this time.
LAPD Officer Mike Lopez told LAist that the investigation has been turned over to the coroner's office. "It's being treated as a death investigation until we hear otherwise from the coroner," Lopez said. "If they find evidence of foul play, it will be treated as a homicide."
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.