The Sheriff’s Department is still investigating the death of an unknown female. The body, which was badly decomposed, was found Sunday, April 10.

Today, April 18, Lt. Dan Florez, of the Sheriff’s Hemet Station, said, “Investigations is conducting a broader search of the crime scene area for any other evidence related to the body located in the area.”

The incident remains a death investigation. The Department’s Media Bureau said last week, “Our department is investigating this death and at this time it is unclear how the person died.”

As of Monday April 18, the victim has not been positively identified and the cause of death is pending.

This is an active and ongoing investigation, according to the Sheriff’s Department. Anyone with possible information should call Investigator Joshua Button at 760-393-3531.