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Friday September 15th, 2023 :: 01:39 p.m. PDT


Man Found on the Street Succumbs to Injury; Homicide Investigation is Underway

DATE/TIME:  September 14, 2023 / 12:00 p.m. 

INCIDENT: PC 187 – Murder   

LOCATION: Haven Avenue, Between Church Street and Town Center Drive, Rancho Cucamonga

SUSPECT(S): Unknown

VICTIM(S):  Achilleus Dink Chan, 50-years-old, Transient of Rancho Cucamonga

On Thursday, September 14, 2023, at about 12:00 p.m., deputies from the Rancho Cucamonga Station responded to a call of a man down on Haven Avenue, in Rancho Cucamonga.  When deputies arrived, they located the victim, identified as Achilleus Dink Chan, lying on the ground with a wound to his head.  Medical aid also responded and pronounced Chan deceased at the scene.  

The Sheriff’s Specialized Investigations Division – Homicide Detail also responded and assumed the investigation.  A preliminary coroner exam of the body revealed an injury on the victim's head; however, further examination is needed to determine what exactly caused the injury.  

Homicide detectives continue to investigate this case and await autopsy results to establish a cause and manner of death.  A suspect has not been identified and no further details are available for release.

Anyone with information on this case is urged to contact the Homicide Detail at 909-890-4904.  Callers wishing to remain anonymous should contact the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or go to

Refer:  Detective A. Montbriand

Station:  Homicide Detail

Phone No. 909-890-4904

Case No. DR# 112309614  H#2023-099

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

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San Bernardino, CA 92408

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