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Update: Dead Body Found Near Griffith Observatory Is Possible Suicide

The body is described as belonging to a male.

Update: Dead Body Found Near Griffith Observatory Is Possible Suicide

Update: Police now say that the body found earlier Monday afternoon is a suicide. They say only that the person is male.

Los Angeles Police Department and city Park Rangers are on the scene Monday afternoon below the Griffith Observatory.

Earlier: A dead body was discovered at 1:35 p.m. off a trail according to the Los Angeles Fire Department. 

LAPD's Northeast Division is currently handling the investigation, and officers are now on the scene.

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