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Bones found off Altadena hiking trail could be from human leg

Los Angeles County law enforcement officials are investigating around a hiking trail in Altadena aftera hiker reported finding two bones that authorities believe could be human femurs, according to Ed Winter, a spokesman for the county coroner's off

Homicide detectives were headed to the bottom of a dusty trail in Altadena on Monday morning after a hiker reported finding two bones that could be human, Los Angeles County sheriff's officials said.

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The two bones were found Sunday about 6 p.m. in an area difficult to access near a trail off Lake Avenue and Loma Alta Drive, said Deputy Jonathan Lested. They appeared to be from a leg, Lested said.

The trail was closed while officials investigate.

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