Needles, CA: Body was found on the California shoreline of the Colorado River south of Blankenship Bend.

Source: San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station (Information and Press Release):

Needles, California: The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station has released publicly information regarding a body was found on the California shoreline of the Colorado River south of Blankenship Bend.

According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station, on Thursday, July 2, 2020, at approximately 7:30 p.m., the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department received information that a dead body was found on the California shoreline of the Colorado River approximately ½ mile South of Blankenship Bend.

Deputies assigned to the Colorado River Station Marine Enforcement Unit and a San Bernardino County Coroner Investigator responded to the location and took possession of the body.

The identity of the victim is pending positive identification by the Coroner’s Division.

Additional information will be released as it becomes available.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Colorado River Station Marine Enforcement Unit at (760) 326-9200.

All media inquiries, please contact the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Public Affairs Division Public Information Officer at pio@sbcsd.org.

Refer: Public Affairs Division
Phone No. (909)387-3700
Case No.: 2520000073

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https://local.nixle.com/alert/8097250/

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