Sunday, March 9, 2014, at about 3:18 p.m., Sheriff’s dispatch was contacted by
two off road motorists reporting they had located a body in the remote area of
Turtle Mountain in the unincorporated area of Apple Valley. Deputies from the Victor Valley Station responded
to the area and confirmed the body to be a deceased male.
from the Sheriff’s Homicide Detail responded to the location to conduct the
victim was identified as Matthew Ray Arwood.
Investigators believe he was shot at an unknown location and brought to
the area where he was recovered.
investigation is ongoing; anyone with information regarding this investigation
is urged to contact Detective Gary Hart or Sergeant John Gaffney at (909)
387-3589. 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 website at www.wetip.com.
Refer: Public Affairs Division
Phone No.: (909) 387-3700