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Woman’s body is found in Griffith Park in apparent homicide

Authorities opened a homicide investigation Tuesday after a woman’s body was found in Griffith Park, police said.

Park rangers found the woman wrapped in a blanket or sleeping bag in the area of Red Oak and Fern Dell drives about 11 a.m., said Officer Jeffrey Lee of the Los Angeles Police Department.

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The woman, believed to be 30 to 40 years old, was not identified.

Los Angeles County coroner’s officials determined that foul play was involved and classified the death as a homicide, Lee said.

It was unclear how or when she died or if she had any visible wounds.

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