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SBSD - Barstow Sheriff's Department
Monday August 28th, 2017 :: 02:12 p.m. PDT


Specialized Investigations Division detectives are investigating a body found in Barstow

DATE/TIME: Sunday, August 27,2017

INCIDENT: Homicide Investigation

LOCATION: Nipton Road/ Interstate 15, Barstow

VICTIM: Black Male Adult (Deceased- name withheld pending next of kin notification)

SUSPECTS: Unidentified


On Sunday, August 27, 2017, at approximately 4:44 p.m., deputies from the Barstow Sheriff’s Station responded to Nipton Road and Interstate 15 for a report of a body found in the area. When deputies arrived they located a black male adult deceased at the scene.

Due to the suspicious circumstances, detectives from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, Specialized Investigations Division, Homicide Detail were requested and are conducting the investigation. Detectives determined the man was the victim of a homicide. Investigators believe the victim had ties to San Bernardino County as well as Southern Nevada.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is urged to contact Detective Justin Long or Sergeant David Johnson at (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 website at

Refer: Detective Justin Long or Sergeant David Johnson

Station: Specialized Investigations Division – Homicide Detail

Phone No. (909) 387-3589

Case No. DR #081701263 H#2017-082

John McMahon, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

SBSD - Barstow Sheriff's Department
225 E Mountain View St
Barstow, CA 92311

Emergency: 9-1-1

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