SAN DIEGO–Crime Stoppers and the Sheriff’s Department’s homicide detectives continue to look for leads in the 1992 unsolved murder of 39-year-old Samuel “Sammy” Ray Brooks.
On September 26, 1992, a tourist reported finding a body near a turnout between Borrego Springs Road and Yaqui Pass along Highway 78 in Borrego Springs.
The Medical Examiner identified the body as Samuel Ray Brooks. He was last known to be a transient living in Oceanside. The cause of death was due to blunt force trauma injuries.
Anyone with information on the murder of Samuel “Sammy” Ray Brooks is asked to call the Sheriff’s Homicide Detail at (858) 974-2321 or the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at
(888) 580-8477. A reward of up to $1,000 is being offered for information leading to an arrest. Anonymous email and text messages can be sent via www.sdcrimestoppers.org