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Authorities Seek ID of Human Remains Found In Montebello

Authorities sought the public’s help Wednesday to identify a man whose skeletal remains were found near the Rio Hondo Riverbed bike path in Montebello.

The remains were discovered about 11 a.m. July 31 near Lincoln Avenue and San Gabriel Boulevard, according to the Los Angeles County coroner’s office.

Officials released sketches of what the man may have looked like. He was white or Hispanic, between 35 and 55 years of age, and had a partial denture at the back of his lower right jaw. He had no identifying papers, and he had no tattoos.

The case is listed as “John Doe Number 152.” Anyone with information about the man was urged to call the coroner’s Investigator Daniel Machian, (323) 343-0754, or the 24-hour number (323) 343-0714.