A hiker who was walking a dog discovered a severed human head in Griffith Park in Los Angeles on Monday.
Police said the individual was hiking through the park yesterday morning and discovered what appeared to be the decapitated head of a white or Hispanic man in his 40s or 50s in the 4800 block of Griffith Park Drive, according to CBS Los Angeles.
Officers with the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) later discovered the rest of the man’s remains nearby.
Investigators also noted that the remains may have been in that location for the past week, according to NBC Los Angeles.
Griffith Park covers 4,511 acres and is one of the largest municipal parks in North America, according to the City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks website.