A GoFundMe page was created for the man who was found dead inside a burned pick-up truck a few weeks ago in Thermal. Investigators said the death was a homicide.
The man was identified by authorities as Jesus M. Hernandez, 35, of Coachella.
Hernandez was known by his friends and family as Jesse. His sister, Juanita started a GoFundMe page in his honor to raise funds for funeral arrangements.
Oaks says she wants to remember her brother by more than his tragic death.
Hernandez's coworkers describing him as a Raiders fan, having a great personality and being hardworking.
Any remaining funds from Hernandez's funeral arrangements will go towards his 12-year-old daughter to support her education.
Hernandez's body was found on July 14 on the 83000 block of Avenue 60.
Deputies said at 2:02 am they received calls about a car on fire in the area. When firefighters arrived on the scene, they found a man's body on the bed of a pick-up truck.
If anyone has information regarding this investigation, they are encouraged to call Investigator Loureiro of the Central Homicide Unit at 951-955-2777 or Investigator Glasper of the Thermal Sheriff’s Station at 760-863-8990.
If you wish to remain anonymous, you can call Valley Crimestoppers at 760-341-7867.
You can also submit a tip using the Sheriff's Homicide Tipline online form.
Stay with News Channel 3 for any updates.