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SBSD - Victor Valley Sheriff's Department
Tuesday January 10th, 2023 :: 01:23 p.m. PST


Deputies Locate a Deceased Male While Conducting a Missing Persons Invesitgation

DATE/TIME: Monday, January 9, 2023, at 5:44pm


LOCATION: 6600 Block of State Highway 138, Cajon Valley


On Monday, January 9, 2023, at 5:44pm, Deputies G. Solorio and J. Rowley located a deceased male in a water tank on a property in the 6600 block of State Highway 138 in Cajon Valley.

The body was discovered while deputies were conducting a missing persons investigation. Deputies saw a ladder leaning against the water tank and found the man floating inside the tank. The San Bernardino County Coroner’s Division responded, and with the assistance of the San Bernardino County Fire Department, they retrieved the deceased man from the water tank.  No signs of foul play were evident at the scene. 

It is unknown if the deceased male is related to the missing person investigation. Identification is pending through the San Bernardino County Coroner’s Division. A release will be issued with additional information once available. 

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact Deputy G. Solorio, at Victor Valley Sheriff’s Station 760-552-6800. Callers can remain anonymous and contact We-Tip at 800-78CRIME or 

Refer: Staci Parks

Station: Victor Valley

Phone No.  (760) 552-6845

Case No. 072300134

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

SBSD - Victor Valley Sheriff's Department
11613 Bartlett Ave
Adelanto, CA 92301

Emergency: 9-1-1

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