On Tuesday, at approximately 7:52 a.m., Pasadena Police Department received a phone call from a citizen regarding an unresponsive female in the Hahamonga Watershed Park. Officers arrived on scene and located the adult female victim on the ground, near the northwest parking lot. Responding officers approached the victim to render aid and immediately realized the victim was deceased.
Officers began their canvassing efforts to locate potential evidence and/or witnesses. Detectives responded to the scene and continued with the investigation.
Preliminarily, foul play is suspected as the victim was found with visible physical injuries. The location of occurrence is still under investigation.
This is an active investigation and detectives are currently following up with all leads. The motive remains unknown and there are no further details at this time.
The victim is a Hispanic or white female and believed to be between 35–45 years old. Investigators from the Los Angeles County coroner’s office responded to the scene and took possession of the deceased. The victim’s identity has not been determined.
Anyone with information about this case is urged to call the 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.