News Update!!: Downtown Needles, CA: Local resident spoke with man found dead behind El Garces Train Depot.
ZachNews has talked with a local resident who spoke to the man prior to him being found dead behind the El Garces Train Depot in Downtown Needles, California on Monday, July 6th, 2015.
Sam Johnson, resident of Needles, California, tells ZachNews that the man introduce himself as “Curtis” to him and was waiting for for money or a ticket to take the Amtrak to go to Little Rock, Arkansas on the Friday, July 17th, 2015.
Sam Johnson also tells ZachNews that and “Curtis” was sleeping out near the new fountain area behind the El Garces Train Depot.
ZachNews went over the the area where the man was sleeping at and found a blanket, food, water, glass bottles for alcohol, and pair of clothes that the man was wearing that afternoon when he was found dead.
In the area where the body of the man was found, the yellow tarp remains there near a palm tree and a sign for the Amtrak passenger train near the passenger platform.
On Tuesday, July 7th, 2015, ZachNews got a message from San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Public Information Office’s Cindy Bachman regarding the man found dead behind the El Garces Train Depot.
According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Public Information Office’s Cindy Bachman, “On Monday, July 6, 2015 at 7:03 p.m. deputies were called to the location, along with medical aid and found an adult male deceased. The call indicates no sign of foul play. A Coroner Investigator responded and the Coroner will determine the cause of death.”
At this moment, the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department hasn’t release the name of this man, the cause of death, or where he was from.
The area behind the El Garces Train Depot is a know place to sleep at well covered out of the heat or rain if you’re homeless or is a place where people can drink without law enforcement bothering them.
On Monday, July 6th, 2015, a dead body was found along the platform area behind the El Garces Train Depot located on the 900 block of Front Street in Downtown Needles, California.
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