Death investigation in Joshua Tree National Park

Body of man from Illinois found

John White, KESQ News Channel 3 News Anchor,
POSTED: 10:39 PM PST Nov 27, 2012 
Joshua Tree National Park -

Joshua Tree National Park officials are confirming the death of an Illinois man in the park.

The 34-year old man was found dead in his vehicle on Saturday afternoon at the Ocotillo Patch, a scenic pull-out along route 11 in the park.

The man had been reported missing.  The Riverside County Coroner's office is investigating.