LOS ANGELES (LALATE) – Hervey Medellin (photo above) has been identified in the Hollywood Hills severed head, body parts case. Hervey Medellin’s severed head, hands, and feet were found by investigators last week in Griffith Park, in the Hollywood Hills near the Hollywood Sign. On Friday morning, his remains were identified. By evening, Medellin’s name was released to news.
Hervey Medellin was reportedly 66 years old and had worked as a Mexicana Airlines flight attendance until he took retirement three years ago. The break in the case came from the discovery of his hands. Investigators confirmed to news that they were able to identify Hervey Medellin based upon fingerprints found on one of the hands.
Yet, the cause of death, location of death, and time of death have yet to be detailed to news. Moreover, officials would not confirm a murder suspect.
Hervey Medellin’s investigation took LAPD to the building in the 6200 block of Delongpre Avenue Thursday evening. There a silver Honda was towed. Officials would not confirm is the Honda was Hervey’s. Moreover, they would not detail to news how many tips, or the nature of the tip(s), that lead to the break in the case on Thursday.
Officials tell new that Hervey was dead for one roughly two days. Officials confirmed that Hervey Medellin’s remains were found blocks from Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt’s home . It took as many as one hundred police officers to solve the initial phase of the case.