Dead Body Discovered Below Bridge To Nowhere

Fire fighters still working to recover body found by a hiker.

A hiker up at the Bridge to Nowhere reportedly discovered a dead body Thursday evening.

The deceased was described as a male white heavily submerged in the San Gabriel River below the bridge, in the mountains above Azusa and Glendora. The body was discovered around 5:45 p.m., according to scanner reports. Los Angeles County fire fighters, along with San Dimas Search and Rescue traversed the terrain to confirm the hikers report just after 6 p.m.

"It went out as a possible [deceased body], we sent units up there to try and locate it. We got mountain rescue rolling and confirmed they found it," said Lieutenant David Vega of the San Dimas Sheriff's Station.

Authorities will retrieve the body and a LA County fire helicopter will then arrive for extraction, according to scanner reports.


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