UPDATE: New details after man’s battered and “mutilated” body found on 299E

UPDATED: Tuesday, Oct. 8, 12 p.m. BELLA VISTA — Authorities are investigating after a man’s lifeless body was discovered along 299E in the unincorporated community of Bella Vista Monday morning, Oct. 7. According to sheriff’s and CHP officials, the victim was found with “significant injuries,” and Shasta County Sheriff’s Major Crimes Unit is now investigating the cause of the man’s […]

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Death investigation ongoing after man’s body found along SR-89

BURNEY — Officials are conducting an unattended death investigation after a man’s lifeless body was found behind a pickup truck along SR-89, north of SR-299E, early yesterday evening, Saturday, Sept. 14. The victim was discovered by a Shasta County Sheriff’s Sgt., who spotted a vehicle with its door’s open near the old railroad crossing at MM24, about two and a […]

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UPDATE: Six arrested after Wildomar man, 31, found dead in Lake Elsinore

UPDATED: Saturday, Sept. 21, 12 p.m., With additional arrest details. See Original and updated reports below. LAKE ELSINORE — Authorities investigating the murder of 31-yer-old, Frery “Freddie” Coronel – whose lifeless body was discovered in a ravine in the Cleveland National Forest in the Lake Elsinore area last month – have announced the arrest of six people they say were […]

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Human remains found in canal near Redding City Hall

REDDING — City of Redding police officers and Shasta County Coroner’s officials are investigating after another set of human remains was located in a canal just east of Redding City Hall. The gruesome discovery was made this morning, Monday, Aug. 5. Officials have confirmed that the remains found today are human, and include an arm bone and other remains. LEADING […]

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Death investigation underway after body found inside Hat Creek home

HAT CREEK — Officials are conducting a death investigation after a person’s lifeless body was discovered inside a Hat Creek residence earlier this evening, Tuesday, June 11. Radio traffic at the time indicated the victim was found at the back of a home on a rural property on the 40000 block of Mt. Pleasant Dr., east of Highway 89. LEADING […]

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Body found on Pinyon Pines hiking trail – suicide suspected

PINYON PINES — Officials are investigating the death of a man whose lifeless body was discovered near a hiking trail in the area of Vista Point and Highway 74, Monday afternoon, June 3. According to sheriff’s officials, the man died of what appeared to be a self-inflicted gunshot. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Temecula’s new fire chief arrested after alleged domestic […]

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Hemet man, 34, ID’d after body found in bushes

UPDATED: Thursday, May 30, 4 p.m. See Original Story below. HEMET — Officials have identified a man whose body was found yesterday morning in a row of bushes next to a sidewalk adjacent Eaton Ave., between Sanderson Ave. and Kirby St. Although officials are still investigating the cause of the man’s death, Hemet PD yesterday said no foul play was […]

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BREAKING: Body found inside car behind Valle Vista shopping center

UPDATED: Sunday, May 19, 3:40 p.m. VALLE VISTA — Sheriff’s officials have confirmed that a “suspicious death” investigation is underway in Valle Vista, after a man’s body was found in a sedan parked behind a Stater Bros and Dollar Tree, northeast of E. Florida and New Chicago avenues and west of Ramona Expressway. According to witnesses at the scene, the […]

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UPDATE: Found dead on Sacramento River island, woman, 64, ID’d

REDDING — Officials have identified a woman whose lifeless body was found on a “remote and isolated” island on the Sacramento River, in the area of Girvan Rd. last Friday afternoon, May 10. According to a coroner’s statement released today, foul play is not suspected; however, the woman’s cause of death is still pending toxicology reports.  LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: […]

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UPDATE: Body found in Burney Creek last March ID’d

BURNEY — Officials announced today that a man whose lifeless body was pulled from Burney Creek early last March has now been positively identified as 41-year-old, Derwin Dick Hall, of Redding. Hall’s body was discovered partially submerged within the swollen creek near the diversion dam below the Park Ave. bridge, Sunday, March 3. Witnesses at the scene later told SCNS […]

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