1102 users online (175 members and 927 guests)  



Websleuths News


Results 1 to 7 of 7
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Apr 2013
    Posts
    19,922

    CA - Hollywood Hills, Skeletal Remains & backpack found in a wash, Mar'15

    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/0...n_6988598.html

    The bones were discovered by hikers on Tuesday afternoon in a wash running through the hills, and crews spent about five hours excavating them on Wednesday, Los Angeles County Coroner's spokesman Craig Harvey said.

    Harvey said personal effects including a backpack were found near the body but that it had not been identified. A forensic anthropologist would try to determine the gender, he said.

    "They do not appear to have been buried; the possibility exists that this person died in the wash and over the years runoff deposited soil on and around the body," Harvey said, adding that investigators had estimated that the person died around two years ago. "We recovered a fairly complete skeletal set," he said. "There are some things we didn't get, but we got the important stuff - skull, mandible."
    The location is between Mulholland Drive and the Hollywood Freeway.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Mar 2009
    Location
    Sydney Australia
    Posts
    528
    I hope this will give closure to some. I wonder if they were out walking alone and had a heart attack or an aneurism?

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Sep 2014
    Location
    Fort Pierce, Fl or Merced, Ca-- when not traveling.
    Posts
    86

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Jun 2015
    Posts
    5
    Hi guys. First post here.

    I found this man: https://www.findthemissing.org/en/cases/23729/0/

    "Michael Bell was seen in Los Angeles, CA on 09-16-11. Michael was contacted by CHP in Los Banos, CA on 09-17-11 and transported to a Chevron gas station at Panoche Rd/I-5 fwy. Michael was not reported missing at the time he was contacted by CHP."

    If the cop dropped him at the gas station, he had to walk back to his car or ask someone at the gas station to drive him back at 3am. The car was found exactly where the cop picked him up, meaning he never made it back there. The gas station is only 3h drive from where the skeleton was found, and he had a backpack at the gas station... And the timeline matches.
    Last edited by BigB; 06-12-2015 at 08:04 PM.

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Jun 2015
    Posts
    5
    Any news on this case?

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Oct 2009
    Location
    New England
    Posts
    16,111
    I found another article with a bit more about the finding of the remains, but no update about whether they were identified. I didn't see a listing in Namus or anywhere else.

    http://www.hngn.com/articles/82233/2...wood-hills.htm
    Opinions expressed are strictly my own (who else would they belong to???)

  7. #7
    Join Date
    Jul 2004
    Location
    Tampa Bay
    Posts
    7,812
    Bump* anything new?
    Cindi Lou


    Some people may consider me crazy, I say I'm just inspired.



Similar Threads

  1. Identified! SD - Black Hills, Skeletal remains found, Mar'11 - Michael Berry
    By CarlK90245 in forum Identified!
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 11-30-2011, 08:10 PM
  2. MD - Skeletal Remains found - Feb. 2010
    By kgriffin in forum Missing Archives
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 02-02-2010, 08:47 AM
  3. GUILTY CA - Kristine Johnson, 21, found murdered, Hollywood Hills, 15 Feb 2003
    By maima in forum Recently Sentenced and Beyond
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 08-15-2006, 03:44 PM

Tags for this Thread