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LASD - Los Angeles County Sheriffs Dept Information Bureau (SIB)
Thursday July 7th, 2016 :: 11:00 p.m. PDT

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*UPDATE* #LASD Homicide Detectives Locate Potential Human Remains in Angeles National Forest

Members of the San Dimas Mountain Rescue Team located what appears to be the human remains of two people. The remains were significantly impacted by the effects of the fire.

Sheriff’s Department personnel will remain on scene throughout the night.

Homicide detectives, along with the Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner, will return to the scene at first light, to continue their investigation and recover the remains.

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.

 

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Deputy Trina Schrader

Sheriff’s Information Bureau – Newsroom

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department

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ORIGINAL PRESS RELEASE IS AS FOLLOWS:

Personnel from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department’s San Dimas Station received a call for service at approximately 2:22 p.m. on Thursday, July 7, 2016, regarding an unconfirmed report of the discovery of possible human remains near the area of San Gabriel Canyon Road in the Angeles National Forest. 

A fire crew from the Los Angeles County Fire Department, working in the area, was flagged down by a person who indicated they had located human remains.  Officials from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department and the Los Angeles County Fire Department responded to the indicated area.  The Los Angeles County Fire Department conducted an initial search from the air, but did not locate any signs of remains in the steep and rough terrain. 

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Homicide Bureau has responded to the scene and is continuing the investigation.  No confirmation of the existence of any remains, human or otherwise, has been made by any law enforcement or fire department officials at this point. 

Additional information will be provided when available. 

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.

 

Written by:

Lieutenant Darren Harris

Deputy Trina Schrader

Sheriff’s Information Bureau – Newsroom

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department

Hall of Justice - First floor 

211 W. Temple St, Los Angeles, CA 90012

213-229-1700

 

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