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Friday October 21st, 2022 :: 07:45 a.m. PDT


Homicide Detectives Investigating the Murder of an Elderly Male in Hesperia

DATE/TIME: October 19, 2022 / 1:13 p.m.

INCIDENT:   PC 187- Murder

LOCATION:  9100 Block of Orangeleaf Court, Hesperia 

SUSPECT(S):   Unknown

VICTIM(S):   James Ambrozio, Jr., 71-years-old, Resident of Hesperia

On Wednesday, October 19, 2022, at 1:13 p.m., deputies from the Hesperia Station responded to a report of a deceased elderly male at a residence in the 9100 block of Orangeleaf Court.  When deputies arrived, medical personnel were on scene and pronounced the victim deceased.  

Upon investigation, deputies discovered the male suffered from multiple sharp force injuries and contacted the Sheriff’s Specialized Investigations Division – Homicide Detail.  Homicide detectives arrived and assumed the investigation.  

This investigation is ongoing, and the suspect(s) remains unknown.  Anyone with information regarding this case is urged to contact the Homicide Detail at 909-890-4908.  Callers wishing to remain anonymous should contact the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or go to

Refer:  Detective E. Ogaz

Station:   Homicide Detail

Phone No.   909-890-4908

Case No.  DR# 192207287  H# 2022-136   

SHANNON D. DICUS, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

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San Bernardino, CA 92408

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