Missing Person Probe Leads To Body Buried In Fontana Backyard

A missing person report made to the Rialto Police Department led to the discovery of human remains in the backyard of a Fontana home.
The report gave indication that the individual who had disappeared had been buried at a specific location in the 17100 block of Barbee Avenue. Rialto PD alerted the Fontana Police Department, which obtained a search warrant. Detectives then secured the assistance of the bloodhound unit of the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department and personnel from the coroner’s office before descending upon the home on Thursday, April 1. In a shallow grave in the backyard, a body was found.
At press time, the coroner’s office had not confirmed the remains are those of the missing individual, and no arrest had been made.

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