Stays present in Southern California desert recognized

Stays found in a San Bernardino County desert in 1987 had been recognized on Wednesday.

The physique belonged to Dennis Earl Seger, 51, a person from Washington state, in keeping with the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Workplace.

In 1986, Seger was reported lacking to the Los Angeles Police Division by members of the family.

On Nov. 23, 1987, at round 7:45 a.m., off-roading motorists found Seger’s physique in a distant desert space about eight miles north of Harvard Highway and the 15 Freeway.

Detectives from the Specialised Investigations Division responded and took over the investigation.

No figuring out belongings, suspects or different investigative leads had been current on the time, so the case went chilly, officers stated.

A bone fragment from the stays was later despatched to the California Division of Justice’s Bureau of Forensic Companies so DNA may very well be extracted for comparability and evaluation.

Throughout LAPD’s investigation, Seger’s members of the family supplied their DNA for comparability. When a constructive match was confirmed, his family members had been notified of the invention.

Authorities stated there was “no proof to point out Seger died on account of an assault or some other legal motion from one other particular person.”

No additional particulars surrounding a doable reason for dying had been launched.

Anybody with further info is requested to contact Detective Edward Hernandez at 909-890-4904. Nameless ideas could be submitted to We-Tip at 800-78CRIME or on-line at

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