Body found in Angeles National Forest probed as possible homicide

<br /><small><a style="color: #0000ff; text-align: left;" href="http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&amp;source=embed&amp;hl=en&amp;geocode=&amp;q=san+francisquito+canyon+road+and+spunky+canyon&amp;aq=&amp;sll=34.580083,-118.417511&amp;sspn=0.452834,0.617294&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;hq=&amp;hnear=San+Francisquito+Canyon+Rd+%26+Spunky+Canyon+Rd,+Santa+Clarita,+California+91390&amp;ll=34.621995,-118.414019&amp;spn=0.028291,0.038581&amp;t=m&amp;z=14">View Larger Map</a></small> <p>The <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORGOV000937" title="L.A. County Sheriff's Department" href="/topic/crime-law-justice/law-enforcement/l.a.-county-sheriffs-department-ORGOV000937-topic.html">Los Angeles County Sheriff</a>&rsquo;s Department is investigating the circumstances surrounding a body found in Angeles National Forest.</p> <p>Deputies went to San Francisquito Canyon Road, about five miles south of Spunky Canyon Road, about 5:45 p.m. Wednesday after the body was found, <a href="http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-angeles-national-forest-body-20130411,0,1467088.story">the L.A. Times reported.</a></p> <p>Homicide detectives are handling the case, and sheriff&rsquo;s deputies had no immediate update Thursday morning.</p> <p>The area is about 17 miles north of Castaic. The department did not say how the body was discovered.</p> <p>Anyone with information is asked to call the Sheriff&rsquo;s Department homicide bureau at (323) 890-5500.</p> <p>--<span class="byline"> Joseph Serna and Robert J. Lopez, Los Angeles Times</span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p>

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