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Death Investigation

Post Date:03/20/2014

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

BARSTOW POLICE DEPARTMENT

220 EAST MOUNTAIN VIEW

BARSTOW, CA 92311

 

(760) 256-2211

(760) 256-2215 (fax)

PRESS RELEASE

OFFENSE(S):                                  Death Investigation

DATE OF INCIDENT:                      Wednesday, March 20, 2013

                                                          Approximately 0516 hours

LOCATION:                                     1525 West Main Street, Barstow, CA

VICTIM:                                            Adult Male / 24 years old   

SUSPECT:                                       NONE

CASE AGENT(S):                           Officer Rudy Perez #P-63

SUMMARY:                         

On Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at approximately 5:16 a.m. the Barstow Police Department Dispatch Center received a call of a subject hanging in a tree at the listed address. Officers from the Barstow Police Department and personnel from the Barstow Fire District responded to the scene and located the individual who was not breathing. The subject was confirmed as being deceased by fire personnel and the San Bernardino County Coroner’s Office was notified.

The incident appears to be a suicide, although the investigation is continuing by the Barstow Police Department and the San Bernardino County Coroner’s Office. The subject’s identity is not being released pending the Coroner’s notification of family.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to contact Officer Rudy Perez at (760) 256-2211. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous can call WeTip at 1(800) 78-Crime.

Mike Hunter, Lieutenant

Barstow Police Department

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