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Body Parts Found Off Hiking Trail Near Bronson Canyon

The LAPD is using dogs to search for more remains.

Two women made a gruesome discovery about 3:45 p.m. Tuesday as a they hiked near Bronson Canyon and the Hollywood sign: a head in a bag.

According to LAPD spokesperson Karen Rayner, the incident is being investigated as a possible homicide.

City News Service says that police dogs were brought to the scene above the 3200 block of Canyon Drive to search for further remains.

According to ABC7, the head appeared to be relatively fresh. 

ABC7 is also said to have reported that a dog initially discovered the remains.

LAPD's Hollywood division is said to be handling the case.

Read the LA Times story here.

April Brodhead January 18, 2012 at 02:41 AM
the same thing happened in Miami Fl like 3 years ago... but the body was chopped up put in bags and thrown in the water... found floating in various locations along the coast... the young mans clothes were found in a bloody shopping bag next to a dumpster about 30-45min from where he was last seen leaving a night club... took them 3 days to find his whole body... i don't remember if the ever found the ppl who did it...
April Brodhead January 18, 2012 at 02:42 AM
oh and i was there today right after they found it... wanted to hike with my friend and her dog... creeeeepy!
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