Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau Detectives are continuing their investigation into the death of a man. The incident occurred Friday, January 5, 2018, at approximately 5:46 a.m., at Mile Marker 4.88 Big Tujunga Canyon Road, Angeles National Forest.
Homicide detectives have learned that Crescenta Valley Station deputies responded to a “car fire” call at the location. Upon deputies arriving, the deputies located a vehicle fully engulfed in flames.  The fire was extinguished by Los Angeles County Fire Department personnel. Once the vehicle fire was extinguished, a deceased male was located inside. Based on physical evidence found at the location, Homicide Detectives believe the victim was murdered.
There is no additional information at this time and the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call "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 http://lacrimestoppers.org.