Homicide detectives were investigating today the death of a man whose dismembered body was found stuffed in plastic bags in a shopping cart in Panorama City, police said. The remains, which had not been identified this afternoon, were found Sunday in the 8600 block of Langdon Street about 2 p.m. Residents called the Los Angeles Fire Department to report what appeared to be dead animal remains. The cause and mode of death are pending the results of an autopsy, scheduled for later this week. “It was a pretty grisly sight, a torso and limbs, but no head,” Los Angeles police Lt. Paul Vernon wrote in a prepared statement. AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORESanta Anita opens winter meet Saturday with loaded card Vernon said the man appeared to be white or Hispanic and an adult, but no other details were available. Coroner investigators believe the man had been dead several days. Anyone with information is asked to call Mission station homicide detectives at (818) 838-9800. On weekends and during off hours, call the 24-hour toll free number at 1-877-LAWFULL (529-3855). 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!