PRESS RELEASE: Human Remains Transported to Lake Havasu City Medical Examiners Office and Identified


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Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies and detectives responded to a call of human remains that had been located in the desert Thursday (8/18) afternoon. Approximately 4:15 p.m., deputies responded to the Mt Trumbull area and met with the reporting party, a BLM Officer.

The BLM Officer said they were in the area and they came across human remains.

The Mohave County Medical Examiner’s recovered the human remains and transported them to Lake Havasu City Medical Examiner’s Office.

An autopsy was conducted on Tuesday (8/23) and the Medical Examiner determined the identity through medical records.

The remains were identified as David Corey Heisler, 30, of Santa Clara, Utah, who was reported missing in late June of 2016.

This case remains active as a joint investigation with Santa Clara Ivins Police Department as a possible homicide. Cause of death is still to be determined.