A 33-year-old Colton man was found dead early Sunday morning at Barton Road and Canal Street in Grand Terrace, the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department reports.

At 2:19 a.m. Aug. 18, a deputy from the Grand Terrace Sheriff’s Station located a subject, later identified as Jerry Aldama Jr., lying on the ground. The deputy discovered Aldama Jr. was deceased. 

Detectives from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Division responded and conducted an extensive on scene investigation and found no obvious signs of trauma. The cause and manner of death will be determined through an autopsy.

This incident remains an active death investigation, anyone who has information is asked to call the Homicide Division at (909) 387-3589.  Callers wishing to remain anonymous can contact We-Tip at 1-800-78CRIME or at wetip.com.