Body Identified of Woman Found on the Crest


Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office has identified the body of a woman found on Angeles Crest Highway as Karina Alcaraz, 27.

The woman’s body was found by U.S. Forestry employees on the Crest at mile marker 31 on Nov. 17 at about 10:30 a.m.

“We are investigating it as a suspicious death or homicide,” said Lt. Moore, LASD, Homicide Bureau. 

LA County Coroner’s spokeswoman Sarah Ardalani said blunt force head trauma was the cause of death.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the LASD homicide bureau at (323) 890-5500. To provide information anonymously, call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477, use a smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” mobile app on Google play or the Apple App Store, or by using the website