A man and a woman discovered a human skull as they walked in the area of the river bed.
Dispatchers received a 10:24 a.m. call about the find.
Deputies Tuesday were investigating the death of a person, whose remains were found at a trash processing plant, as a homicide.
Alejandro Razo also must stay away from Sherman Oaks Hospital where he was employed at the time of the offense.
Deputies are examining whether human remains, discovered near a rehab center, are those of a former patient who has been missing for eight months.
The identity of the victim is unknown but it is believed to be a female of an undetermined age.
The victim’s body had been at the location for an extended period of time, possibly up to four years.
The remains were found south of Highway 138, according to officials.
The Orange County Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying a woman whose remains were found in San Juan Capistrano earlier this year.
A Los Angeles cemetery has agreed to an estimated $80.5 million settlement of a lawsuit that claimed it dumped human remains from hundreds of graves.
Investigators Wednesday were looking into human remains found near Stough Canyon Nature Center.
Authorities this weekend launched an investigation after human remains were found in Lancaster.
Human remains were discovered Wednesday in Altadena.
Remains found in Montebello this week that were thought to have been human “were not of human origin,” authorities said Thursday.
Human skeletal remains were found Tuesday in Montebello.