Jogger Discovers Woman Murdered By Gunshot To Head
HACIENDA HEIGHTS (CBS) — A woman was found with a fatal gunshot wound to the head in Hacienda Heights and authorities are investigating the death as a homicide, according to a sheriff’s deputy.
A jogger reportedly found the body in a canyon above Turnbull Canyon Road and Skyline Drive at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Deputy Guillermina Saldana of the Sheriff’s Headquarters Bureau said.
The woman has not yet been identified, but authorities confirmed that she died from a gunshot wound to the head, said Jerry McKibben of the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office.
Investigators from the sheriff’s homicide division are investigating the death as a homicide, Saldana said.
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