Sheriff of Gila County
J. Adam Shepherd
For Immediate Release
June 25, 2014
Sheriff J. Adam Shepherd would like to release the following information on a structure fire at Jake’s Corner R.V. Park that resulted in the death of an occupant inside a residence.
On June 25, 2014, at 3:30 p.m. the Tonto Basin Fire Department responded to a report of a structure fire at Jake’s Corner R.V. Park located on State Route 188. The Sheriff’s Office received information from Tonto Basin Fire that there was a deceased occupant inside of the burned residence. Currently, detectives from the Gila County Sheriff’s Office, along with the Tonto Basin Fire Department are investigating both the cause of the fire and the resulting death of the occupant of the residence.
This is an on-going investigation and more information may be released as it becomes available