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Body of Arcadia man found in San Bernardino National Forest

A body identified as that of Julius Tinsley from Arcadia was discovered early this morning in the San Bernardino National Forest, police said.

The California Highway Patrol found Tinsley’s 2007 Toyota Matrix at about 12:30 a.m. today. The empty vehicle was abandoned in a turnout along Highway 18, about two miles north of the Snow Valley ski resort, according to the Arcadia Police Department.

A search and rescue operation found the body about 300 feet down the embankment from where the car was parked. The cause of death is still under investigation by the San Bernardino County coroner’s office.

Further details were not immediately available.

-- Ching-Ching Ni

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