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Man found dead in truck parked at an apartment complex in Hesperia

HESPERIA, Calif. (VVNG.com) — A man was found deceased inside of a pickup truck parked at an apartment complex Monday afternoon.

On August 19, 2019, at about 3:54 pm deputies from the Hesperia Sheriff’s Station responded to a man down at the Sunset View Apartment Homes in the 9900 block of Topaz Avenue.

A neighbor spoke to Victor Valley News and said a maintenance woman found the deceased man and called the police.

Officers arrived and found the male seated in the passenger side of a 2019 gray Toyota Tacoma parked under a carport. Firefighters responded and pronounced the male described as a male in his late 30’s or early 40’s deceased.

Animal control officers were also called to the incident to assist with removing a cat from inside of an apartment located near where the truck was parked.

According to the neighbor, the man lives in a downstairs apartment near where the truck was parked.

The coroners arrived at about 6:00 pm and retrieved the body from the truck. The cause and manner of death will be determined through an autopsy. The identity will be released pending notification of next of kin.

Sheriff’s officials haven’t commented on the death investigation.

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