Pacific Crest Trail file photo by: Hugo C. Valdez

Hiker Found Dead Near Pacific Crest Trail

UPDATE: Coroners Identifies Hiker Found Dead

HESPERIA:( The body of a hiker was discovered along the Pacific Crest Trail on Sunday afternoon.

At 3:28 p.m. on June 26th dispatch received a call from a hiker stating he had located an unresponsive male, several miles from the Mojave River Forks Regional Park in an unincorporated area of Hesperia.

According to the San Bernardino Coroner’s Department, the unidentified male was pronounced dead at 4:30 pm.

Coroner’s confirmed the deceased¬†is a White male adult and is currently listed as a “john doe”. They are working on positively identifying him and no foul play is suspected.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the San Bernardino Coroners at (909)387-2978 reference # 701604863

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