HOLLYWOOD (CBS) — A decomposing body was found in the Cahuenga Pass Wednesday in an area frequented by transients, police said.
The body was examined by Los Angeles police detectives and later turned over to the coroner’s office for further investigation.READ MORE: One Wounded After Gunman Opens Fire On Car Along 110 Freeway In South LA
Police received a report of a body on a hill on the side of the Hollywood (101) Freeway near the Mulholland Drive/Woodrow Wilson Drive bridge about 5 p.m., and someone led officers to the remains, Los Angeles Police Department Sgt. Sal Ogaz of the Hollywood Station said.READ MORE: 3 Pop-Up Vaccination Sites To Open In Northeast San Fernando Valley
Officer Cleon Joseph said coroner’s investigators would attempt to determine the cause of death and determine the person’s name.MORE NEWS: Large Commercial Blaze Erupts In South LA
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