Cathedral City Police Department Press Release

Press Release – Suicide / Case #1812C-0624

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Issuing Employee: Commander Paul Herrera – 760-770-0308 –
Type of Case: Suicide / Case #1812C-0624

Date/Time Reported: December 19, 2018 / 6:24 AM
Location of Occurrence: Gerald Ford Drive @ Date Palm Drive, Cathedral City

Involved Party Information:

Name:  Not for release
Age:       Not for release
City of Residence:  Not for release

Synopsis of Incident

On Wednesday 12/19/18 at 0624 hours, Cathedral City Police officers were dispatched to the area of Date Palm Drive and Gerald Ford regarding a male subject on the ground.  Officers responded to the area 200 feet east of the intersection on Gerald Ford, in a dirt lot near the Oasis RV park (36100 Date Palm Drive) where they located a deceased male at the location.  A citizen reported locating the deceased male and called 911.  Cathedral City Police Detectives and the Riverside County Coroner’s Office responded to the location.  At this time, the case has been determined to be a suicide and the investigation is being completed by the Riverside County Coroner’s Office.  The deceased is a 60- year old male from the State of Idaho.  Police presence in the area and disruption to traffic has been minimal at this time – there are no road closures or detours.  Please refer any other inquiries to the Riverside County Coroner’s Office.

**End of release.

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