Woman found dead with throat cut in Sylmar park

SYLMAR, LOS ANGELES -- A woman in her 20s was found dead with her throat slit at Carey Ranch Park in Sylmar on Friday morning.

The Los Angeles Police Department's Mission Division received a call 6:15 a.m. about a body found at the park located in the 15000 block of Creek Knoll Drive. Authorities said the security guard found the body while opening the park for the day.

Investigators said the unidentified victim, described to be in her early 20s, had multiple stab wounds and her throat had been cut. The body was fully clothed.

Investigators canvassed the area as coroner's officials arrived at the scene. No arrests have been made.

It's not clear if any surveillance cameras in the area captured images of the suspect or suspects. No witnesses have come forward.

The LAPD's Valley Bureau's homicide bureau is handling the investigation.
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