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Investigation ongoing after body found in desert

Police: No signs of foul play, no obvious trauma

BARSTOW• Details remain unknown regarding the death of a man whose body was found in the desert north of Home Depot, police said Tuesday.

Barstow Police received a call of a deceased white adult male located in the area just east of Santa Rosa Avenue at approximately 12:34 p.m. on Friday.

Officers and detectives arrived to discover the man lying next to a dirt trail. There did not appear to be any indication of foul play or obvious signs of trauma to the victim’s body, according to police.

The San Bernardino County Coroner’s office was contacted and a Deputy Coroner Investigator responded.

The cause of death is under investigation by the Coroner’s office. The man’s identification is pending notification of next of kin.

Police investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is urged to contact the Barstow Police Department at 760-256-2211. Callers who wish to remain anonymous may contact the WE Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME.


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