2 women found dead near Montecito Heights park

MONTECITO HEIGHTS, LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- A homicide investigation was underway Wednesday after two female bodies were found in a nature park in Montecito Heights.

The Los Angeles Police Department said it received a call at about 2:20 p.m. and responded to the area of Boundary and Mercury avenues near Ernest Debs Regional Park.

Authorities said a hiker walking a dog spotted the bodies in a gully.

Police said the women appear to be younger, between the ages of 18 and 25.

The women were clothed and did not appear to be there for a long period of time, according to officers.

The coroner's office will determine the exact cause of death.
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