Human remains found at trash processing facility in Bassett

BASSETT, Calif. (KABC) -- An investigation is underway after human remains were found Monday night at a trash processing facility in Bassett, an unincorporated community in Los Angeles County.

Authorities say the remains were discovered by an employee who was sorting trash on a conveyer belt at Athens Services on the 14000 block of Valley Boulevard.

The remains appear to be a female, investigators say, but the identification and cause of death will be determined by a coroner.

No further information was immediately available.

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