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UPDATE: Man Found Dead on Sidewalk ID'd, Redlands PD Investigate Homicide

Police received a call of a disturbance on Webster Street shortly before 4 a.m. Saturday and found a man who appeared to be in his early 20s deceased on the sidewalk, a city spokesman said.

Update 6:09 p.m. A man who was found dead on a Redlands sidewalk was identified Saturday evening by the San Bernardino County coroner.

Christopher Mykel Sanchez, 21, of Redlands, sustained unspecified upper body trauma before police found him deceased, according to the coroner.

In a statement at 5:50 p.m., the coroner gave this account:

"On Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 3:56 AM, officers from the Redlands Police Department responded to calls of a man down in the 1200 Block of Webster St. in Redlands.

"When they arrived, officers found Christopher Mykel Sanchez, a 21-year-old resident of Redlands, down on the sidewalk with upper body trauma.

"Paramedics from the Redlands Fire Department responded to the location and pronounced Sanchez dead at the scene at 4:24 AM. An autopsy will be conducted later this week to determine the cause of death. The Redlands Police Department is investigating the incident."

Anyone with more information was urged to call Detective Rob Williams at (909) 798-7688 or Redlands Police Dispatch at (909) 798-7681. Anonymous tips can be provided by texting 274637 using the keyword "REDTIP."

Posted 5:54 p.m. A man was found dead on a sidewalk early Saturday on Webster Street in Redlands and police were conducting a homicide investigation, a city spokesman said.

Police received a call of a disturbance on Webster near Western Avenue shortly before 4 a.m. Saturday and found a man who appeared to be in his early 20s deceased on the sidewalk, Redlands spokesman Carl Baker said.

Police remained at the scene past 4 p.m. Saturday, Baker said.

"Detectives are currently investigating," Baker said. "We are not releasing cause of death or any further details."

Anyone with more information was urged to call Redlands police dispatch at (909) 798-7681.

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Daniel perez October 21, 2012 at 04:13 AM
North Redlands is becoming worse. Now they want to build low income apartments think of the type of peaple that will attract.

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