Missing Twentynine Palms Man Found Deceased

Missing Twentynine Palms Man Found Deceased

TWENTYNINE PALMS, Calif. – A man reported missing from Twentynine Palms on Wednesday afternoon was located deceased later the same day.

On Wednesday, March 13, 2019, at around 12:55 p.m. Morongo Basin deputies responded to a home in the 72000 block of Sullivan Road in response to the report of a missing 23-year-old man. The missing man was reportedly suicidal and was possibly armed with a handgun, near Mission Avenue and Mission Avenue, in Twentynine Palms.

At approximately 5:15 p.m., the missing man was located deceased in a mountainous area, south of Mission Avenue and Foothill Drive with a self-inflicted gunshot wound. The body of the missing man was extrication from the location. A death investigation is being conducted. The name of the deceased man is not being released at this time.

Anyone with information related to the investigation is asked to contact the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Morongo Basin Station at (760)366-4175. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous may contact We-Tip at 1-888-78-CRIME.

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  • Morongo Basin Station: SBCSD