CLEVELAND NATIONAL FOREST: Body Found In A Ditch

On Saturday evening, August 17, 2019, around 7:30pm a hiker reportedly found a body in a ditch off of S. Main Divide Road. According to initial reports, Firefighters with Cal Fire / Riverside County Fire were guided to a location roughly 3 miles south of Ortega Highway and 200 feet from the roadway to where the hiker found the body. Deputies with the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department have tapped off the area. According to a tweet from the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department, South Main Divide Road is expected¬† to remain closed in both directions while investigators conduct a death investigation. No further details were provided.