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Friday March 3rd, 2017 :: 06:31 p.m. PST

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*2nd Update* #LASD - Homicide Detectives Responded to Investigate the Death of a Man, Angeles National Forest

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau detectives are continuing their investigation into the death of a man. The man’s body was discovered Thursday, March 2, 2017, at approximately 12:49 p.m., near Mile Marker 18.87 Angeles Forest Highway, Angeles National Forest.  
 
Homicide detectives have learned the body discovered was identified as a 35-year-old male White and his name will not be disclosed until next of kin has been notified.



Based on the upper body trauma that was discovered on the victim's body, this case is being investigated as a homicide.
 
There is no suspect information available.
 
There is no additional information 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 use your smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” Mobile APP or “P3 Mobile” for the hearing impaired on Google play or the App Store, or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org.
 
Written by:
Grace Medrano, Deputy
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


**Original Press Release**

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau detectives are continuing their investigation into the death of an elderly man. The man’s body was discovered Thursday, March 2, 2017, at approximately 12:49 p.m., near Mile Marker 18.87 Angeles Forest Highway, Angeles National Forest.  

Detectives have learned that the man’s body was discovered approximately 30 feet off the road by a passerby.

The cause of death and identity of the deceased will be determined by the Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner.

There is no further information 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 use your smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” Mobile APP or “P3 Mobile” for the hearing impaired on Google play or the App Store, or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org.
 
Forwarded by:
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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ORIGINAL PRESS RELEASE IS AS FOLLOWS:

DATE: 
Thursday, March 2, 2017

TIME:  Approximately 12:30 p.m.

LOCATION:  Mile Marker 18.87 Angeles Forest Highway, Angeles National Forest

VICTIM:  Male Adult

UNIT:  Homicide Bureau – Lieutenant Mendoza

NARRATIVE:
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Homicide detectives are responding to Mile Marker 18.87 Angeles Forest Highway, Angeles National Forest, to conduct a death investigation. The male adult was discovered on Thursday, March 2, 2017, at approximately 12:30 p.m.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.                                          
There is no additional 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 use your smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” Mobile APP or “P3 Mobile” for the hearing impaired on Google play or the App Store, or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org.
 
Written by:
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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