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San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release

DATE/TIME:   Wednesday, March 12, 2014 / 5:00 p.m.


INCIDENT:     PC 187 - Murder


LOCATION:    22200 block of Fisher Street, Highland  


VICTIM:           Anthony Forte, 61, San Bernardino  


SUSPECTS:   John Terrill, 34, Highland


On Wednesday, March 12, 2014, Sheriff’s Homicide Detail Investigators initiated a missing person investigation, on Anthony Forte.  Investigators suspected foul play surrounding Forte’s disappearance.  Their investigation led to the 22200 block of Fisher Street in the city of Highland.   With the assistance of the Specialized Enforcement Detail, investigators served search warrants at the Fisher Street address and in the 3100 block of Del Rey Avenue in the city of San Bernardino.  They located Forte’s deceased remains, his missing vehicle and other evidence between the two locations.            


Terrill was located, arrested, and booked at the Central Detention Center for murder.         


The investigation is still ongoing and anyone with information regarding this investigation is urged to contact Detective Joseph Steers or Sergeant Chris Fisher 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 Hotline at




Refer:              Sergeant Chris Fisher


Station:            Homicide Detail


Phone No.       (909)387-3589


Case No.         DR# 13140958            H#2014-27

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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