Victim Identified in Apparent Accidental Death

The Yolo County Coroner has identified the victim of yesterday’s accidental death as Miguel Peñuelas, a resident of Dixon. The investigation has confirmed that Peñuelas climbed into a dumpster on his own accord around 4:30am and covered himself with cardboard. He remained in the dumpster until a garbage truck arrived around 5:30am. 

A preliminary medical examination conducted by the Yolo County Coroner shows no sign of foul play. Dixon Police are continuing to investigate and believe the death to be accidental.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dixon Police Detective Sergeant Jenna Cameron at 707-678-7070.

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