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National City man found dead in remote Apple Valley

This Google Maps image shows the general area of where Matthew Arwood, 39, of National City was found dead near Turtle Mountain in the unincorporated area of Apple Valley on March 9, 2014.
March 11, 2014 12:00:00 AM PDT
The San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department is searching for clues in the shooting death of a 39-year-old man, whose body was found in a remote area in Apple Valley Sunday, officials said.

Two off-road motorists tipped off sheriff's deputies to the body of Matthew Arwood shortly after 3 p.m.

Investigators believe he was shot at an unknown location before being taken to Turtle Mountain in the unincorporated area of Apple Valley.

Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Gary Hart or Sergeant John Gaffney at (909) 387-3589. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463).


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