Homicide Investigation Underway, Given Death of San Clemente Man in Rented Big Bear Lake Cabin

coroner-thumbThe San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department is conducting a death investigation, prompted by an incident at a Big Bear Lake cabin involving a man from San Clemente Wednesday afternoon. Per the statement released by the office of County Sheriff and Coroner Rod Hoops: “On Wednesday, June 24 at approximately 2:40pm, San Bernardino County Sheriff’s deputies from the Big Bear Lake Station responded to check the welfare of a guest at the Shore Acres Lodge. The lodge is located in the 40,000 block of Lakeview Drive in the City of Big Bear Lake. Upon arrival, the 48-year-old victim, Jung Kim from San Clemente, was found deceased in a cabin he had rented. Kim appears to have died from a gunshot wound.  However, it was not clear whether the fatal injury was self-inflicted or if Kim fell victim to foul play. Detectives with the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Homicide Detail responded and are conducting a death investigation. The Coroner’s Division will perform an autopsy to assist in determining the cause and manner of death.” Those with any information regarding Wednesday’s death are asked to call Homicide Detail at 909/387-3589 or, for those who wish to remain anonymous, contact WeTip at 800-78-CRIME or online WeTip.com.

coroner-thumbThe San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department is conducting a death investigation, prompted by an incident at a Big Bear Lake cabin involving a man from San Clemente Wednesday afternoon. Per the statement released by the office of County Sheriff and Coroner Rod Hoops: “On Wednesday, June 24 at approximately 2:40pm, San Bernardino County Sheriff’s deputies from the Big Bear Lake Station responded to check the welfare of a guest at the Shore Acres Lodge. The lodge is located in the 40,000 block of Lakeview Drive in the City of Big Bear Lake. Upon arrival, the 48-year-old victim, Jung Kim from San Clemente, was found deceased in a cabin he had rented. Kim appears to have died from a gunshot wound.  However, it was not clear whether the fatal injury was self-inflicted or if Kim fell victim to foul play. Detectives with the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Homicide Detail responded and are conducting a death investigation. The Coroner’s Division will perform an autopsy to assist in determining the cause and manner of death.” Those with any information regarding Wednesday’s death are asked to call Homicide Detail at 909/387-3589 or, for those who wish to remain anonymous, contact WeTip at 800-78-CRIME or online WeTip.com.

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