Monday, October 17, 2016

WV Death Investigation

SBSD - Morongo Basin Sheriff’s Department
Monday October 17th, 2016 :: 11:16 a.m. PDT

A death investigation is being conducted in Wonder Valley

DATE/TIME: Saturday, October 15, 2016/8:20 a.m.
INCIDENT: Death Investigation
LOCATION: 80500 block of Norman Road, Wonder Valley
#1 Adult female, pending positive identification and notification of next of kin
#2 Adult male, pending positive identification and notification of next of kin
SUMMARY: On Saturday, October 15, 2016 at 8:20 a.m., deputies from the Morongo Basin Station responded to a residence in the 80500 block of Norman Road in Wonder Valley following the request to conduct a welfare check on the residents. Upon arrival, deputies located a deceased male adult on the front porch and a deceased adult female inside the residence.

Sheriff’s Homicide Investigators were requested and responded to the location to conduct the investigation. Due to the state of decomposition of the victims, investigators believe they have been deceased for several weeks. Autopsies will be conducted to determine the cause and manner of death.

The investigation is ongoing and no further information is being released at this time. Updates will be issued as new information becomes available.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is urged to contact Detective John Woods (909) 387-3589. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip Hotline

Refer: Sergeant Dave Johnson or Detective John Woods
Station: Specialized Investigations Division – Homicide Detail
Phone No. (909)387-3589
Case No. 091601546 H#2016-087

John McMahon, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department
SBSD - Morongo Basin Sheriff’s Department
63665 29 Palms Hwy
Joshua Tree, CA