Unattended Death/ Case #2107-3231

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Issuing Employee: Commander Julio Luna– (760) 770-0315 –jluna@cathedralcity.gov
Type of Case: Unattended Death/ Case #2107-3231

Date/Time of incident: July 13, 2021 / 1928 hrs.
Location of Occurrence: 1.5 miles N/W of Date Palm Drive/ Vista Chino, Cathedral City, CA


Name:   N/A
Age:  N/A
City of Residence:  N/A


Name:   Unidentified
Age:     50’s
City of Residence:  Unknown


On July 13, 2021, at approximately 1938 hours, Cathedral City Police Dispatch received a call from a subject reporting a deceased male in a makeshift camp along the railroad tracks.  Upon receiving the call CCPD officers responded to the location, which was about a half-mile north of Vista Chino and 2 miles west of Date Palm Drive.

The decedent was located and appeared to have been deceased for several days. The investigation at the scene was conducted with no evidence of foul play determined.  The decedent is an unidentified male adult about 50-60 years of age.  The Riverside County Corners Office responded to the scene and recovered the decedent’s body. The investigation into the cause of death and decedents’ identity continues.

We ask that if anyone has information about the decedent’s identity or have information related to this incident, please contact Cathedral City Police Detectives at 760-770-0300 or via the Cathedral City Police Department website at: cathedralcitypolice.com. You may also report your information anonymously through the WeTip hotline at: 1-(800)-78-CRIME or WWW.WETIP.com.

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