Possible homicide in Bishop, suspect held on $1 million bail

At approximately 9:00 p.m. last night, the Inyo County Sheriff’s Office received a call of a non-responsive (possibly deceased) male on Winuba Lane in Bishop. Sheriff’s deputies and Symons ambulance were dispatched to the scene and the victim was transported to Northern Inyo Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

The victim has been identified as Daniel Barlow, 45, Bishop. An autopsy will be scheduled to determine the cause of death.

Shortly after 1:00 a.m this morning, Sheriff’s deputies contacted Harlan Dewey, a 40-year-old Bishop resident and Dewey was placed under arrest for suspicion of homicide.

Dewey is being held at the Inyo County Jail and bail has been set at $1,000,000.

The Sheriff’s Department is asking that if anyone has information pertaining to this investigation to please call 760-878-0383.