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San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release

DATE/TIME:  Tuesday, February 18, 2014 / 5:49 p.m.


INCIDENT:    Death Investigation 


LOCATION:  13000 block of High Desert Road, Victorville


VICTIM:          Daniel Chavez, 89, Victorville


On Tuesday, February 18, 2014, at 5:49 p.m. deputies from the Victorville Sheriff’s Station responded to the High Desert Road home after a family member was unable to reach Daniel Chavez and called a neighbor to check on him.  The neighbor went to the residence, forced entry and found Chavez on the floor unresponsive. Medical aid arrived and pronounced Chavez dead at the scene.


Homicide Investigators responded to conduct a death investigation but found no sign of foul play.  An autopsy will be conducted to determine the exact cause of death.


Anyone with information regarding this investigation is urged to contact Detective Matthew Peterson.  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


Refer:             Sergeant Chris Fisher or Detective Matthew Peterson   


Station:          Homicide Detail       


Phone No.     (909) 387-3589


Case No.       DR#171402030        H#19-2014

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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