RIVERSIDE (CBSLA.com) — Officials said they received a 911 call from a citizen who told them they saw what looked like a body, or remains of a dead animal, near train tracks on Panorama Road in Riverside on Sunday.
The call came in just after midnight.READ MORE: Double Jeopardy Claim Leads To Indefinite Hold On Retrial In Michael Avenatti Case
The Riverside County Sheriff/Coroner’s Office responded to the scene along with detectives from the robbery/homicide unit.
Authorities determined the remains were, indeed, a human body.
The identity of the victim is unknown but it is believed to be a female of an indeterminate age.READ MORE: IATSE Hollywood Workers Inch Closer To Strike, United Auto Workers Walk Out
No other information is known about the victim or the cause of death.
Officials did say the body was not struck by a train.
An autopsy is pending to determine the victim’s identity and cause of death.MORE NEWS: 2 Men Arrested In 2019 Murder Of Jeffrey Cheng; Body Found In Trunk Of Car Parked In Stanton
Anybody with information is asked to contact Detective Jim Simons at (951) 353-7138 or Detective Jim Brandt at (951) 353-7137.