In California Park, a tourist came across a human head and headless body

Police Los Angeles (California) began a murder investigation after the tourist came across the head of a man in Griffith Park.

According to police, the man was walking his dog Monday morning when he discovered the remains at the foot of a steep hill in a dense woodland of the Park.

The detectives arrived at the scene, near the intersection of Griffith Park Drive and Camp Road. A tourist found the head, and officers later found other parts of the victim’s body in a wooded area.

Police told channel KABC that the victim has not yet been officially identified, but it is a male 40-50 years of age. According to preliminary information of experts, he died two or three days ago.

The police said that there is no evidence that it was murder, but according to the Protocol after such findings, the investigation begins as a murder investigation.

According to the Lieutenant LAPD Ryan Rabbit, the victim may have been homeless, who lived in the area died, after which he dismembered animals.

According to the Department of parks of Los Angeles, Griffith Park is one of the largest municipal parks in North America. Its area is more than 4,500 acres.

In California Park, a tourist came across a human head and headless bodyGriffith Park. Photo: Flickr

Located in the mountains of Santa Monica to the canyons of the Park traverses over 70 miles of trails for tourists. One of the most popular is the route from the Parking lot of the Griffith Observatory to the top of mount Hollywood.

However, Park officials warned tourists that they were careful and stayed on the marked trails, because in the wild Park live Cougars, coyotes and foxes.