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San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release

Date/Time: Sunday, April 27, 2014 at 1106 hours


Incident: Death Investigation, Human Skeletal Remains


Location: 17900 Block Bonaza Trail, Helendale


Suspect(s): None


Victim(s): Undetermined Doe


On Sunday, April 27, 2014, deputies from the Victor Valley Sheriff's Station were called to a residence in the 17900 Block of Bonaza Trail in Helendale.  Residents at the location discovered human skeletal remains while hiking in the open desert area southeast of their residence. 


Homicide investigators responded to the location to conduct a death investigation.  The remains are unidentified at this time and it is unknown how they came to the location. 


Anyone with information related to the investigation is asked to contact Detective Dan Rodriguez or Sergeant Jason Radeleff at (909) 387-3589.  Persons wishing to remain anonymous are encouraged to contact We-Tip at (800) 78-CRIME (27463).


Refer: Sergeant Jason Radeleff


Station: Homicide Detail


Phone Number: (909) 387-3589


Case Number: 071401515  H# 2014-44

John McMahon, Sheriff-Coroner

San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

Sheriff’s Public Affairs Division

655 E. Third Street

San Bernardino, California 92415-0061

Telephone: (909) 387-3700

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