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Woman found dead on Carlsbad hiking trail

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Posted at 2:41 PM, Nov 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-24 10:24:57-05

CARLSBAD, Calif. (KGTV) -- Police are investigating the death of a woman whose body was discovered on a Carlsbad hiking trail Monday morning.

Carlsbad police were called to the Hosp Grove Trails, near the Buena Vista Lagoon and in the 2600 block of Monroe Street, shortly before 11:30 a.m. after someone reported the discovery of a body in the area.

The deceased woman, believed to be 65 years old, has not been officially identified.

ABC 10News learned police are investigating the incident as a suspicious death. Police said the woman was found with an unspecified head injury.

Police did not release further details on the investigation, including why it is considered a suspicious death.