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Posted on: August 25, 2022

Suspicious Death

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Riverside County Sheriff's Department Press Release

Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Richard Carroll

File # Y222370002

Details:

On Thursday, August 25, 2022, at 2:03 AM, deputies from the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department, Thermal Station, responded to the area of Vista Del Norte and Grenache Lane in the city of Coachella for an unknown trouble call.

Information obtained by sheriff’s dispatch indicated a motorist had driven by the location and saw a person down in the street. Deputies arrived and found a deceased male with injuries. Deputies secured the area and began an investigation.

Due to the unknown circumstances surrounding the death, investigators from the Thermal Station and the Central Homicide Unit responded and assumed the investigation. The decedent was identified as 47-year-old Jorge Camargo of Thousand Palms.

This is an active investigation, and additional details are not currently available. The Riverside County Sheriff's Department asks anyone with information regarding the incident to contact Central Homicide Investigator Brown at (951) 955-2777.

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


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