Body found in Griffith Park; investigation underway

A body was found near the 4900 block of Crystal Springs Drive and Griffith Park Wednesday, April 8, 2015.

An investigation is underway at Griffith Park after a body was found near 4900 Crystal Springs Drive. It is unknown at this time if foul play was involved.

LAPD received a call from park rangers regarding the body of man at 11:36 a.m. A coroner said the man was approximately 50 to 60 years old, and the body had been "skeletonized."

Police say the body was found near a homeless encampment, but it was unclear if the person was a transient.

No further information was immediately available.

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