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Male Hiker Found Deceased In Angeles National Forest

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ANGELES NATIONAL FOREST (CBSLA.com) — Officials said a hiker walking near Inspiration Point in the Angeles National Forest Sunday afternoon spotted the body of a man in a ravine below.

Members of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Air 5 Unit, located the deceased at approximately 1:20 p.m.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

The body was air-lifted to Farnsworth Park in Altadena where the victim was examined by a member of the LA County Coroner’s office.

After a preliminary examination, the cause of death was listed as trauma sustained in a fall from the steep trail.

The man was a resident of Los Angeles. His name was withheld until next of kin could be notified.

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