BPD press release
On Sunday, February 26, 2017 at approximately 0807 hours, the Bishop Police Department received a 911 call from a business located on the 1100 block of N. Main Street, reporting a female inside a vehicle, who appeared to be in distress.
Units from the Bishop Police Department, the Inyo County Sheriff’s Department and Symon’s Ambulance Services arrived a short time later and life saving measures were initiated. The female, a 38 year old and new the Bishop area, was transported to Northern Inyo Hospital, where she was pronounced deceased.
There was no evidence of foul play but rather a suicide.
The Bishop Police Department investigation is continuing. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact us at(760) 873-5866.