HESPERIA, Calif. (VVNG.com) — Authorities conducted a death investigation after a person was found dead along a drainage ditch in Hesperia.
At about 1:50 pm, on July 8, 2022, authorities responded to the area of Escondido Avenue and Sultana Street, near Walmart and Kaiser Permanente.
A couple of detectives responded to the area along the east side of the road, behind a chain-linked fence lined with large trees and shrubs.
Not many details are currently known about the ongoing investigation, however, sheriff’s spokeswoman Gloria Huerta was able to confirm that there was a dead body at the location.
“There is no info available yet on any other specifics regarding the gender of the body or the investigation (whether or not it is a homicide),” stated Huerta.
Lisa Moreno commented on a live video that was posted to the Victor Valley News Facebook Page and said her son found the body. “All we know is it was a female [who] had been there for a very long time.”
The identity of the deceased will be released by the San Bernardino County Coroner’s office. This is a developing story and additional information will be updated as it becomes available.
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