A girl found dead in a duffel bag in Los Angeles County has been identified as 9-year -old Trinity Love Jones. (Photo: Los Angeles County Sheriff's Office)

Authorities in Los Angeles have identified a girl found dead inside a duffel bag last week.

In a statement released Sunday, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Office said the victim , nine-year-old Trinity Love Jones, resident of Los Angeles County.

Authorities say Jones' body was found on March 5 inside a duffel bag along an equestrian trail in the Hacienda Heights neighborhood. Panda print pants, said the sheriff's office.

"The coroner's office determined the death to be a homicide," the sheriff's office said in a statement.

The sheriff's office said two persons of interest have been detained in the case


"What's the best," said Jones, Trinity Jones father, during an interview with KTLA. "Full of character, full of life, full of joy."

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