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Deceased Person Found in Flood Control Channel

Detectives Seeking Information

Post Date:01/16/2018 7:41 AM

On Saturday, January 13, 2018 at approximately 1:26 p.m., Chino Police Officers responded to the 15300 block of Central Avenue after receiving a call from a person who saw what they believed to be a dead body in the flood control channel.

Upon arrival, officers discovered the body of a deceased person that was covered with debris from the recent storm. A San Bernardino County Coroner Investigator and Chino Police Department Detectives responded to the scene. 

At this time, the identity of the person is unknown. No obvious signs of foul play were seen. The Coroner’s Office will attempt to identify the deceased and notify the next of kin. Further investigation will be conducted once the deceased is identified by the Coroner.

This investigation is ongoing. Anyone with any information is asked to contact Detective Chinnis at (909) 334-3047 or at cchinnis@chinopd.org.

 

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