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Investigation underway after human remains are found inside a burning vehicle in the East Valley

UPDATE 02/16/21: Investigators confirmed that the remains were posivetely identified as Guillermo Jacobo, 20, of Coachella. Jacobo had been reported missing by his family on January 19.

The Riverside County Sheriff's Department asks for anyone with information on Jacobo's whereabouts to contact Investigator Munoz at 951-235-9833.

Full Details: Remains of missing Coachella man found inside burned vehicle; Homicide investigation underway

The Riverside County Sheriff's Department is investigating a suspicious death after human remains were found inside a burning vehicle in the community of Oasis.

The vehicle was found Sunday in the desert area near State Highway 195 and 70th avenue in the unincorporated area of Oasis.

There were no further details available at this time. No identification of the remains has been made at this time.

The Riverside County Sheriff’s Central Homicide Unit has assumed the investigation.

The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department encourages anyone with information regarding the incident to contact Central Homicide Investigator Munoz at (760) 770-2452 or (951) 955-2777.

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