RIVERSIDE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT
Sheriff Chad Bianco
|Station Area:||Palm Desert|
|Written Date:||July 2, 2020||Time:||10:54 AM|
|Incident Date:||July 2, 2020||Time:||4:00 PM|
|Incident Location:||Desert area near Afortunado Dr. and Santa Cruz Rd. in the unincorporated area of Desert Hot Springs|
|Reporting Officer:||Sergeant Rick Espinoza, Central Homicide Unit|
On Thursday, July 2, 2020, at 10:54 AM, deputies from the Palm Desert Station responded to a call of a deceased male in the desert area of Afortunado Dr. and Santa Cruz Rd. in the unincorporated county area of Desert Hot Springs. Upon arrival they located a male deceased with injuries.
The Riverside County Sheriff’s Central Homicide Unit responded and assumed the investigation. The identity of the deceased male has not yet been determined.
This is an active investigation and no additional details are currently available. The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department encourages anyone with information regarding the incident to contact Central Homicide Investigator Vasquez at (760) 393-3529 or (951) 955-2777.