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Posted on: February 16, 2021

Suspicious Death

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RIVERSIDE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT

Sheriff Chad Bianco

Press Release:Suspicious Death
Station Area:Thermal
Written Date:January 24, 2021Time:8:30 PM
Incident Date:January 24, 2021Time:12:44 PM
Incident Location:Desert Area State Highway 195 and 70th Ave., Oasis
Reporting Officer:Sergeant Rick Espinoza, Central Homicide Unit
File Number(s):C210240010


Update:

The remains have been positively identified as Guillermo Jacobo, 21 years of age out of Thermal. This case is officially being investigated as a homicide and anyone with information regarding the incident is encouraged to contact Central Homicide Investigator Munoz at (760) 770-2452 or (951) 955-2777.

Details:

On Sunday, January 24, 2021, Deputies from the Thermal Patrol Station responded to the desert area near State Highway 195 and 70th avenue in the unincorporated area of Oasis reference a burned vehicle with human remains inside of it.

The Riverside County Sheriff’s Central Homicide Unit responded and assumed the investigation. No identification of the remains has been made at this time.

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 Munoz at (760) 770-2452 or (951) 955-2777.

For media inquiries regarding this incident please contact the Media Information Bureau.

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