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A murder inquiry has been launched by Los Angeles police after two hikers stumbled across a severed human head under the famed Hollywood sign.
The head is believed to belong to an Armenian male in his 40s and was discovered in a bag by two women yesterday while they walked their dogs along the Hollywood Hills hiking trail.
After makeing the discovery the women alerted the Canyon Park rangers, who then called the police who believe the murder occured recently as the head has little sign of decay or animal bites.
Sergeant Mitzi Fierro told KCAL-TV: “Two of the dogs began to play with the bag and what appeared to be an object. While the dogs were playing with it, at some point the object came out of the bag and they discovered that it was a head — a severed head,”
Detectives from Los Angeles Police Robbery and Homicide Division are seeking help from the Los Angeles County coroner in order to identify the victim through dental records. The a search for additional remains is set to continue.