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Sunday August 18th, 2019 :: 11:15 a.m. PDT


Death Investigation underway after burned body found in Joshua Tree

DATE/TIME: August 16, 2019 / 8:49 a.m..
INCIDENT: Death Investigation
LOCATION: Dry Lake Bed, near the area of Sunway Road and Rosehedge Avenue, Joshua Tree, CA
VICTIM(S): Unidentified Male
SUMMARY: On August 16, 2019, at 8:49 a.m.. a caller reported discovering a burned body in the dry lake bed near Sunway Road and Rosehedge Avenue.  Deputies from the Morongo Basin Station responded and confirmed the information.  Based on evidence at the scene, detectives from the Sheriff’s Department Homicide Division responded and assumed the investigation.  Detectives are working to identify the male victim as well as any witnesses. 
This is an ongoing investigation and anyone who has information is asked to call the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department - Homicide Division at (909)-387-3589.  Callers wishing to remain anonymous can call WeTip at 1-800-78CRIME or by using
Refer:                  Detective G. Moreno / Sergeant J. Steers
Station:               Homicide Division
Phone No.          (909)-387-3589
Case No.             DR# 091901233 / H#2019-72
JOHN McMAHON, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department      

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