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Body found in a van in the desert in Riverside County

Riverside County homicide The body of a man who had been shot was found Tuesday in a van in the desert in eastern Riverside County.

Deputies responding to a call of a domestic dispute made the find about 1:45 p.m. in 15000 block of Avenida Mirola in an unincorporated area near Desert Hot Springs, the Riverside County Sheriff's Department said.

Deputies searched for additional suspects and victims but came up empty handed. The victim has not been identified.

Anyone with information is asked to call homicide detectives at (951) 955-2777.


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Map shows area where body was found. Credit: Google Maps

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