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SBSD - Victorville Police Department
Tuesday March 8th, 2022 :: 02:40 p.m. PST


Missing 14-year-old Victorville Teen Found Deceased; Investigation Ongoing

DATE/TIME: March 7, 2022 / 9:51 a.m.

INCIDENT: Death Investigation

LOCATION: 15000 Block of Roy Rogers Drive, Victorville

SUSPECT(S): Undetermined

VICTIM(S): Genevieve Brinson, 14-year-old female resident of Victorville

SUMMARY: On March 7, 2022 at 9:51 a.m., Sheriff’s dispatch received a call of a possibly deceased person in a field west of Home Depot located at 15655 Roy Rogers Drive in Victorville.

When deputies arrived, they located a deceased female in an abandoned vehicle.  Sheriff’s Deputy Coroner Investigator R. London responded to the scene.  London obtained a fingerprint from the body and worked with Sheriff’s fingerprint examiners to determine the identification of the decedent.  The female was positively identified as 14-year-old Genevieve Brinson.

Brinson had been reported missing on February 25, 2022.  Despite a continued, extensive search utilizing multiple resources, detectives were unable to locate Brinson.  Through investigation, it was determined she had been living in the abandoned vehicle with a friend.

The manner and cause of death will be determined by the San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner’s Division.

This investigation is ongoing and no other information is being released at this time. 

Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact the Victorville Police Department at (760) 241-2911 or Sheriff’s Dispatch at (760) 956-5001. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip website at

Refer: Deputy S. Alvarez, Victorville Police

Station: Victorville City Police Department

Phone No. (760) 241-2911

Case No. 172202609

SHANNON D. DICUS, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

SBSD - Victorville Police Department
14200 Amargosa Rd
Victorville, CA 92392

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