RIVERSIDE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT
Sheriff Chad Bianco
|Press Release:||Suspicious Death|
|Written Date:||January 24, 2021||Time:||8:30 PM|
|Incident Date:||January 24, 2021||Time:||12:44 PM|
|Incident Location:||Desert Area State Highway 195 and 70th Ave., Oasis|
|Reporting Officer:||Sergeant Rick Espinoza, Central Homicide Unit|
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.
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