Deputies were investigating Wednesday the discovery of a body found off the side of a road in the Angeles National Forest.
The body was found in heavy brush down a steep embankment off Highway 39 near the Morris Reservoir. The body appeared to be resting against a tree and officials believe it may be a male, according to Lt. Alfred of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Homicide Bureau.
Deputies could be seen scouring the roadway and shoulder along Highway 39 for clues.
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Although it wasn't immediately confirmed, authorities searched by ground and air for a body in the area after they discovered blood at a home about six miles away on Monday night.
Los Angeles County Sheriff's officials got a call about a fight in the 6100 block of Goodway Drive, in the unincorporated area near Azusa, the San Gabriel Valley Tribune reported.
"There were tenants living there," Matthew McConnell, a neighbor of the Azusa home said. "I don't know how many, Citrus or APU students. Nice, quiet. I didn't hear much from them."
"There was definitely an assault but we haven't found a victim or suspect," Los Angeles County sheriff’s Sgt. Terrence Smith told the Tribune.