Human remains found near Palmdale

PALMDALE – Detectives are still working to identify the human remains that were found in a remote desert area near Palmdale. The partially buried remains were reportedly found by a jogger around 11 a.m. Tuesday near 103rd Street East and Avenue R-4.

Authorities are not sure of the age, race or gender of victim, or whether the remains belong to more than one person.

The Los Angeles County Coroner’s officer is expected to perform a detailed analysis to determine the cause of death. Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact sheriff’s homicide detectives at 323-890-5500.