PACIFIC  PALISADES— The Los Angeles Fire Department Air Ops rescue crew discovered the body of a hiker in Will Rogers State Park on Sunday, May 29.

At 11:39 a.m., the LAFD responded to a call about a hiker rescue. The LAFD Air Ops located the hiker and lowered two rescuers to his location. A patient assessment was conducted and the hiker – described as a 35-year-old male – was pronounced dead at the scene. 

An investigation is underway into the incident by the Los Angeles Police Department and the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office. The cause of death and any additional details about the hiker has not been disclosed to the public.