Mon. Sep 25th, 2023

On June 3, 2023, at approximately 12:47 a.m., Fountain Valley police officers responded to the 16000 block of Harbor regarding a fire.

The officers arrived at the scene and located a male with severe burns lying on the ground next to a vehicle.

The male victim was transported to a local area trauma center by ambulance. He later succumbed to his injuries.

The identity of the burn victim was not released by the police pending notification of the victim’s family by the O.C. Coroner.

This incident is being investigated as a suicide. Anyone with additional information about this incident is encouraged to contact Detective Isaac Marquez at

No further information was released by the Fountain Valley Police Dept. at this time.

In case of a mental health emergency in Orange County, please call 9-8-8, which provides toll-free, 24-hour, immediate, over-the-phone suicide prevention services to anyone, who is in crisis or experiencing suicidal thoughts.

9-8-8 is the new three digit contact number for the Didi Hirsch Suicide Prevention Crisis Lifeline, which will continue to provide free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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The New Santa Ana blog has been covering news, events and politics in Santa Ana since 2009.

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