On September 2, 2012, at approximately 6:50 p.m., Deputies from Barstow Station responded to the 49000 block of Silver Valley Rd, Newberry Springs, following a report of human remains being located. The reporting party found a human left foot with leg bones attached on her front porch. Her dog had been running outside her fence line and the dog carried the bones back from an unknown location in the desert. The reporting party called 911 and reported what her dog had found.
Detectives from Sheriff’s Homicide and the Coroner’s Division responded to the location to conduct the investigation. A search of the desert was conducted by investigators and additional human remains were located. The investigation is ongoing; the cause of death is unknown along with the race and sex of the remains.
Anyone with any information regarding this investigation is urged to call Detective Randy German or Sergeant Brad Toms at (909) 387-3598 at the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Homicide Detail. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may contact the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463).