Victorville dispatch received a call this morning alerting Victorville Police to a body discovered around 7 a.m.
The body was discovered near the IHOP dumpster possibly by an employee of Victorville Disposal, while performing his routine duties.
This area is known to be frequented by local transients. The cause of death is currently under investigation.
According to a press release, Deputies believed the death was suspicious and requested the Homicide Detail to assist in the investigation. Detectives were unable to positively identify the victim or determine a manner of death. An autopsy will be performed at the Sheriff’s Coroner Division to determine the cause of death and assist in the identification process.
Anyone with information regarding this investigation is urged to contact the Homicide Detail, Detective Joe Janowicz or Sergeant Chris Fisher at (909)387-3589 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (909)387-3589 end_of_the_skype_highlighting. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME begin_of_the_skype_highlighting 1-800-78-CRIME end_of_the_skype_highlighting (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip Hotline at www.wetip.com.