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Body found on Colorado River California shoreline


July 5, 2020

BLANKENSHIP BEND, Arizona – On Thursday, July 2 at about 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. Anyone with information, please contact the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department.


Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip Hotline at www.wetip.com.

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