Pasadena Police Homicide Detectives are investigating the unknown cause of death of a male, located on the Angeles Crest Highway, Marker 26.8, on Nov. 6, 2019.
Witnesses, who were in a vehicle traveling on Angeles Crest Highway, noticed a body on the side of the highway. The witnesses stopped and called 9-1-1 at approximately 1:13 a.m. Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched and arrived on scene at approximately 1:15 a.m.
Los Angeles County Fire Department personnel also responded and pronounced death at approximately 1:31 a.m.
It was determined that the stretch of roadway where the body was found was within the City of Pasadena’s jurisdiction. Pasadena Police arrived on scene at approximately 1:55 a.m. The male decedent had sustained gunshot wounds. Based on the condition of the remains, this incident is being investigated as a homicide. The cause of death will be determined by the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office.
A Los Angeles County Coroner’s Investigator responded to the scene, recovered the decedent, and initiated a death investigation.
The investigation is on-going and there is no further information available at this time.
Anyone with information about this case is encouraged to call Pasadena Police at (626)- 744-4241 or you may report information anonymously by calling “Crime Stoppers” by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), use your smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” mobile app on Google Play or the Apple App Store or by using the website lacrimestoppers.org.