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Monday September 15th, 2014 :: 10:03 a.m. PDT


Death Investigation - Deceased male located in the open desert area of Baldy Mesa/La Mesa Road in Victor Valley

DATE/TIME: September 11, 2014/5:52 p.m.

INCIDENT: Death Investigation

LOCATION: Baldy Mesa Road/LA Mesa Road, Victor Valley

SUSPECT: Unknown

VICTIM: Francisco Acuna, age 53 of Hesperia

On Thursday, September 11, 2014, at approximately 5:52 p.m., a deceased victim, later identified as Francisco Acuna, was located in the open desert area northwest of Baldy Mesa Road and La Mesa Road by a resident walking through the area. Deputies from the Victor Valley Sheriff's station were called to the location by the resident. Due to the unknown circumstances surrounding the death, detectives from the Sheriff's Homicide Detail responded to the location and assumed the investigation. An autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause of death.

Anyone with information related to the investigation is asked to contact Detective Mike Walker or Sergeant Jason Radeleff with the Sheriff's Homicide Detail at (909) 387-3589. Persons wishing to remains anonymous are encouraged to contact We-Tip at 1-800-78-CRIME or

Refer: Detective Mike Walker

Station: Specialized Investigations Division Homicide Detail

Phone No.: (909) 387-3589

JOHN McMAHON, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

SBSD - Headquarters
655 E 3rd St
San Bernardino, CA 92408

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