Dead Man Found in Desert as Twentynine Palms Woman Searched for Her Cat

Dead Man Found in Desert as Twentynine Palms Woman Searched for Her Cat

TWENTYNINE PALMS – A Twentynine Palms woman searching for her cat located the body of a deceased man.

On Wednesday, June 13, 2018, at around 6:40 p.m., deputies from the Morongo Basin station responded to a home in the 71600 block of Indian Trail. The woman reported that she found a dead man in the desert as she was looking for her cat. When deputies arrived, she led them to the location of the body. Investigators responded to the location to conduct a death investigation.

The name of the man will not be released until his family has been notified. An autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause of death.

The investigation is ongoing, and anyone with information is urged to contact Detective Julius McChristian 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

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