Coroner IDs Man Whose Head Found In Hollywood Park

By Salon Staff

Published January 21, 2012 3:00AM (EST)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Coroner's officials say the man whose dismembered head, hand and feet were found in a Hollywood park is a 66-year-old man from Los Angeles.

Coroner's Lt. David Smith said Friday night that the victim's name is Hervey Medellin.

A dog walker found Medellin's head Tuesday at Bronson Canyon Park, a brushy, wooded expanse of rolling hills just below the Hollywood sign. Police searchers discovered his hands and feet during a two-day search that ended Thursday.

Police have announced no arrests and named no suspects.

Salon Staff

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