More Human Bones Could Be Unearthed As a Result of El Niño Rains, Authorities Say

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A human hand was found in an area above Sunland-Tujunga on Nov. 2, 2015. (Credit: KTLA)

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In a span of two days, starting on Halloween, hunters and hikers found three sets of skeletal remains off of forest trails.

A skull, a spine, a femur and a hand.

Los Angeles County coroner's workers dig in a canyon in Altadena on Nov. 4, 2015, three days after a human femur was found at the site. (Credit: KTLA)
Los Angeles County coroner’s workers dig in a canyon in Altadena on Nov. 4, 2015, three days after a human femur was found at the site. (Credit: KTLA)

Los Angeles County sheriff’s homicide Lt. Victor Lewandowski said he doesn’t know why there have been so many finds in and around the Angeles National Forest in such a short amount of time. But he said that with a rainy winter predicted due to El Niño, more human bones are likely to be found.

“I expect if we have, we may see an uptick in stuff that washes down the hill or is unearthed,” Lewandowski said. “It’s hard to say what is out in the hills.”

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