UPDATE 12/09/2022: DEATH INVESTIGATION- BULLHEADY CITY
Mohave County Sheriff’s Office Detectives are continuing their investigation into a deceased subject located in a desert area near Katherine Heights outside of Bullhead City on August 27, 2022.
On Monday, Detectives were contacted by the Mohave County Medical Examiner’s Office advising that the subject had been positively identified as Steven Edward Goggil, 53 of Bullhead City. Goggil had been reported missing to the Bullhead City Police Department on June 26, 2022.
On November 16, 2022, Deputies were called to a desert area in close proximity to where the deceased was found and located Goggil’s vehicle. The vehicle’s tires were buried in the sand and it appeared the vehicle had been involved in an accident. This investigation is ongoing.
The Mohave County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying a deceased subject who was located on August 27, 2022. At approximately 1 PM, Deputies and Detectives responded to the area of E. Andalman Ave. and Gateway Dr. near Katherine Heights outside of Bullhead City in response to a deceased subject located in a wash. The reporting party advised he had been out riding his UTV when they
came across the deceased subject. Due to the condition of the deceased, he was unable to be identified and was transferred to the custody of the Mohave County Medical Examiner’s Office for an autopsy.
The Medical Examiner’s Office has since provided the following physical description of the deceased:
–white male adult, between the ages of 20 and 40
–light brown/ reddish colored hair
–approximately 6’2” and 230 pounds
–size 13 shoes (attached photo)
After continuous investigations of currently listed missing subjects in Mohave County, Detectives are reaching out to the community for assistance in identifying the deceased subject. Anyone with information on this incident or the possible identity of the decedent is encouraged to contact our Detective Division at 928-753-0753 ext. 4288 or call our toll free number at 1-800-522-4312 and reference DR #22-032782.