LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Authorities are working Thursday to identify human skeletal remains found on Angeles Crest Highway in the Angeles National Forest.
The remains were found Wednesday at about 12:25 p.m. at Mile Marker 45, about two and a half miles past Upper Big Tujunga Canyon Road.READ MORE: Danny Glover, Samuel L. Jackson, Liv Ullmann And Elaine May To Receive Honorary Oscars
The area where the remains were found is not near any Angeles National Forest landmarks. The nearest possible attraction is a parking lot leading to a trailhead to a few unnamed trails.READ MORE: Male Driver Detained After Crashing Through LAX Fence, Leading Police On Chase Across Two Runways
Detectives say surveyors working in the area found the human skeletal remains off the side of the highway. The identity of the remains and cause of death will be determined by the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office.MORE NEWS: Moreno Valley Man Charged With Felony Assault For Allegedly Brandishing Handgun And Threatening Motorists
Anyone with information about the remains can call the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500.