Body found off side of highway in Angeles National Forest

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Emergency personnel respond to the Angeles National Forest, where a body was found off the side of Angeles Forest Highway at mile marker 24 on Monday, June 12, 2017.

A body was found off the side of the highway in the Angeles National Forest, and Los Angeles County sheriff's officials said they're investigating the incident as a crime.

Los Angeles County firefighters initially received a report of a car over the side of Angeles Forest Highway at mile marker 24 around midday Monday. The report stated there was a body inside the vehicle.

However, fire officials later said there was no car involved, and that a crime scene will be established to investigate the incident.

Authorities could not immediately confirm the gender, likely cause of death or any other information about the body.

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