ANGELES NATIONAL FOREST — A man’s body was discovered in the forest Wednesday afternoon.
Sheriff’s Sgt. Pete Shupe said the body was found at 2:34 p.m. near Highway 39 at mile marker 30. The station got a call from forestry officials, he added.
It was reported to the Los Angeles County Department of Coroner as a body hanging from a tree on the side of the road, according to Lt. Fred Corral of the Coroner’s Office.
A Sheriff’s homicide detective was still at the scene as of Wednesday night.
There were no further details.
– Ruby Gonzales