Human Head Found Near Hollywood Sign Hikers' dogs make grisly discovery By Rob Quinn, Newser Staff Posted Jan 18, 2012 1:05 AM CST 3 comments Comments The hikers' dogs found the head wrapped in a plastic bag on a trail below the iconic sign. (Getty Images) (Newser) – It's the kind of discovery a producer might make a movie about. Hikers in the Hollywood Hills found a human head in a plastic bag on a trail below the famous Hollywood sign, the Los Angeles Times reports. They made the grisly discovery after their dogs started playing with it. Police sources say the head is that of an Armenian man in his 40s who was killed recently. Cops are combing the area for more human remains.