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Tuesday August 2nd, 2022 :: 07:39 a.m. PDT


Oro Grande Resident Found Deceased in Victorville; Homicide Investigation is Ongoing

DATE/TIME:   July 2, 2022 / 3:11 p.m. 

INCIDENT:   PC 187 - Murder

LOCATION:   Gas Line Road and Rancho Road, Victorville

SUSPECT(S):   Unknown

VICTIM(S):   Douglas Jones, 67-years-old, Resident of Oro Grande

On Saturday, July 2, 2022, at 3:11 p.m., deputies from the Victorville Sheriff’s Station were dispatched to a dirt access road near Gas Line Road and Rancho Road for a reported male subject laying in the dirt.  Deputies arrived and found the male subject, later identified as Douglas Jones, deceased with no obvious signs of trauma.  

The San Bernardino County Coroner’s Office responded to evaluate the body and discovered a gunshot wound.  Detectives from the Specialized Investigations Division – Homicide Detail also responded and assumed the investigation.  

The Coroner’s Office is conducting an autopsy to determine the cause and manner of death.

This investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact the Homicide Detail at 909-890-4908.  Callers wishing to remain anonymous should contact the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or go to

Refer:   Detective C. Drost

Station:   Homicide Detail

Phone No.   909-890-4908

Case No.  DR# 172207634   H# 2022-080

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

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