ALTADENA (CBSLA) — The body of an unidentified woman was found Friday night near the Cobb Estate hiking trail in Altadena.
As of Saturday morning, investigators were trying to determine who the woman was and how she may have died.
The Los Angeles County Sherrif’s Department responded a call saying a woman’s body was found inside of a tent at Las Flores Canyon.
The body was located off of a dirt road near a water tank deep inside of the trail.
Officials removed the body around 11:45 p.m. Friday night.
According to the coroner’s office, the body showed obvious signs of decay, leading them to believe the woman had been there a while.
The investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with information about this case, is asked to call the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500.