LOS ANGELES (CNS) — An autopsy has been com­pleted on a girl be­lieved to be between eight and 13 years old whose body was found partially inside a large duffel bag near an equestrian trail and the coroner’s office has ruled the manner of death as a hom­icide, sheriff’s officials said.

There was no word on the cause of the girl’s death mentioned in the an­nounce­ment released Fri­day.

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department re­leased a composite sketch of the girl on Wednesday, along with photos of the pink long-sleeve top with the words “Future Princess Hero” and gray pants with pandas on them that she was wearing when her body was found.

The girl found in Hac­i­en­da Heights was de­scribed as black, about four feet five inches tall and 55 pounds.

County workers clear­ing some brush in the area south of Hacienda Bou­le­vard and Glenmark Drive, just below a Buddhist tem­ple, came across the youngster’s remains about 10 a.m. Tuesday.

The girl’s body was “found partially inside of a black roll-away type duffel bag,” with her head and upper body protruding from the partially zipped bag, according to sheriff’s Lt. Scott Hoglund.

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