On January 9, Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau detectives responded to Big Tujunga Canyon Road, mile marker 2.92, Angeles National Forest, regarding a hiker who reported finding an apparent shallow grave. No human remains were found at that time.
This morning, Saturday, January 19, Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau, along with the Montrose Search and Rescue Team, were searching the area of Big Tujunga Canyon Road, mile marker 2.72, Angeles National Forest, when they discovered human remains.
Detectives are awaiting the arrival of the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office Special Operations Response Team (SORT).
There is no further information available at this time.
Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call “Crime Stoppers” by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), or texting the letters TIPLA plus your tip to CRIMES (274637), or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org.