October 6, 2015
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) - Pasadena police officers have stumbled into a backyard altar adorned with a human skull and other bones while investigating reports of a possible trespasser.
Police Lt. Jason Clawson says the officers never found the trespasser Sunday, but they discovered the bones along with incense, candles and animal bones in what appeared to be a makeshift altar.
The remains were taken to the Los Angeles County coroner's office for further examination.
Police called the discovery a case of suspicious circumstances and an investigation was under way.
Copyright 2015 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.