Redlands resident Vincent Loreto Medina Jr., 34, was found dead by a photographer near the side of Highway 38 west of Mountain Home Village at 2:40 p.m. on Nov. 23. The victim has a tattoo of lips in the area of the lower right abdomen.
US Forest Service deputies and sheriff's deputies responded. The sheriff's department determined the death was a homicide.
The sheriff's department is investigating the case.
A $1,000 reward has been offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of responsible parties.
Anyone with any information regarding this investigation is urged to call Detective Josh Moody or Sergeant Brad Toms at (909) 387-3598 at the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department's Homicide Detail. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may contact the We-Tip Hotline at (800) 78-CRIME or www.wetip.com.