UPDATE: 9:58 a.m.: Coroner’s officials are still combing over the mountainside where two hunters located a human skull along Glendora Ridge Road.
Lt. Steve Juach of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department spoke with GCN and said the two hunters located the skull several yards over the side of Glendora Ridge Road, picked it up and took it the San Dimas Sheriff’s Station Monday.
“We don’t know the identity of the person the skull belonged to and we certainly don’t know the cause of death,” Juach said. “Right now it’s just a found human remains investigation.”
PREVIOUSLY: Authorities are working to reveal the circumstances behind human bones discovered on Glendora Ridge Road October 12.
The bones were located at mile marker 10.5 in the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument around 5:30 p.m. on Monday, according to the Sheriff’s Information Bureau.
Homicide detectives with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department and officials with the Office of Medical Examiner-Coroner are investigating.
It was not revealed how long the bones could possibly have been up there.
Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call “Crime Stoppers” by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), or texting the letters TIPLA plus your tip to CRIMES (274637), or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org.
***This story corrects a previous version that gave an incorrect location.