UPDATE March 11, 2019 – The Sheriff’s Department said the coroner’s office has identified the girl in the suitcase as 9-year-old Trinity Love Jones from Los Angeles. Her death has been ruled a homicide and two persons of interest have been detained. The cause of death is being withheld.
The police are asking the public to help them identify a child that was found inside a suitcase in Los Angeles, on Tuesday, March 5, 2019. She was found by workers along a hiking trail in the Hacienda Heights area of east LA. down an embankment just south of Colima Rd east of Hacienda Blvd, said the police in a press conference. The police believe she was left there on Sunday. The police chief stated it appeared as though someone stood above and pushed the bag down the embankment.
Reports stated she was 8 to 13 years old and weighed 55 pounds and about 4’5″ tall. The police chief during a media interview stated the child was between 8 and 10 years old. No cause of death has been released and no signs of trauma on the body. They are not commenting on what other items were found in the black duffel bag.The police have released a sketch of her. She was wearing no shoes, a pink shirt that says “future princess hero” and pants with a panda print.
Call the L.A. Sheriff’s Office at 213-229-1700 if you think you have any information that could help with the investigation.