Human Remains Found Near Shallow Grave

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    Jan. 9, 2013: Authorities respond to the Angeles National Forest following the discovery of a shallow grave.

    Investigators were still working to identify human remains found in the Angeles National Forest.

    Detectives made the grisly discovery Saturday off Big Tujunga Canyon Road near mile marker 2.72. Homicide detectives and a sheriff's search-and-rescue team were sent to the scene.

    Apparent Shallow Grave Found in Angeles National Forest

    [LA] Apparent Shallow Grave Found in Angeles National Forest
    A hiker discovered what appeared to be a shallow grave in the Angeles National Forest. Authorities said there was blood, but found no evidence of any remains. Gordon Tokumatsu reports from Sunland for the NBC4 News at 5 p.m. on Jan. 9, 2013. (Published Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013)

    "Due to the condition of the remains, age, gender, and identification is unknown at this time, pending the coroner’s investigation," according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.

    A shallow grave and trail of blood were found in the area on Jan. 9.

    Anyone with information about the case was asked to call 323-890-5500.

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