Burned body found in dry lake bed in Joshua Tree

Approximate location of where body was found.
Approximate location of where a body was found.

A burned body was found last week in a dry lake bed in Joshua Tree.

A caller contacted authorities Friday after discovering the body in a dry lake bed near Sunway Road and Rosehedge Avenue.

San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department homicide detectives are working to identify the man as well as find any witnesses.

No further details were available Monday.

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