Body Found Along Hiking Trail in Carlsbad

The body was discovered by hikers Monday morning


A suspicious death investigation is underway in Carlsbad after a woman's body was found along a hiking trail Monday morning.

The body was found along the Hosp Grove Trail west of Monroe Street at around 11:23 a.m., according to the Carlsbad Police Department.

A cause of death has not been determined.

Monroe Street between Marron Road and Hosp Way is closed, CPD said.

Investigators are asking anyone who may have seen or heard anything suspicious in the area between 10 a.m. and 12 p.m. to call CPD at (760) 931-2165.

No other information was available.

Check back for updates on this developing story.

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