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Friday December 23rd, 2022 :: 08:42 p.m. PST


Detectives Investigating the Death of Crestline Man Hospitalized Soon After Being Arrested

DATE: December 21, 2022

INCIDENT: Death Investigation

LOCATION: Central Detention Center, San Bernardino/Arrowhead Regional Medical Center, Colton

DECEASED: Kirk Seligman, 60-year-old Crestline Resident

SUMMARY: On December 10, 2022, Kirk Seligman suffered a medical emergency while in the process of being booked into the Central Detention Center. Jail medical personnel rendered medical aid. Emergency medical personnel responded, and Seligman was transported to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center. On December 11, 2022, Seligman was released from the Sheriff’s Department’s custody and remained hospitalized. Seligman’s health further declined and on December 21, 2022, he was pronounced deceased. 

Investigators with the Sheriff’s Specialized Investigations Division are conducting the death investigation. The cause and manner of death are pending an autopsy.

Seligman was arrested on December 10, 2022, by deputies with the Twin Peaks Sheriff’s Station for disorderly conduct under the influence of alcohol.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Detective Cory Drost, Specialized Investigations Division at (909) 890-4904. Callers can remain anonymous and contact We-Tip at 800-78CRIME or

Refer: Detective Cory Drost or Sergeant Joseph Steers

Station: Specialized Investigations Division

Phone No. (909) 890-4904

Case No. H#2022-163

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

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San Bernardino, CA 92408

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