Members of the California Department of Forestry California conducting a training exercise came upon a badly decomposed body on Monday Oct. 29 at 3 p.m., near Jack Rabbit Trail and Hwy 60, officials reported.
The body, which appears to be a male, was situated on the side of the road.
Investigators from the Central Homicide Unit arrived and assumed the investigation, Sgt. John Buompensiero stated in a sheriff’s report.
“The cause of death is not known at this time,” Sgt. Buompensiero added.
An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday Oct. 30.
Anyone with further details regarding this investigation is urged to contact Investigator Moody at the Sheriff’s Central Homicide Unit at 760-393-3500.
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