Homicide investigation continuing after man found murdered in Jurupa Valley

JURUPA VALLEY, Calif., — Authorities say a homicide investigation is underway after a man was murdered in Jurupa Valley Saturday morning, Oct. 2. The murder occurred in the 9700 block of Jurupa Road, between Rutile Street and Poinsetta Place, according to officials.

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Deputies from the Jurupa Valley Sheriff’s Station and other emergency personnel were dispatched to the area around 7:15 a.m. after receiving reports of an unconscious subject, Riverside Sheriff’s Sergeant Ed Baeza has since reported.

When deputies arrived they located a deceased male in the parking lot of the location. The victim, whose name has not yet been released, had trauma to his body consistent with a homicide, according to the Sergeant.

The scene was secured and the Sheriff’s Central Homicide Unit responded and assumed the investigation.

“This investigation is currently ongoing and no further information will be released at this time,” said Baeza.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is encouraged to call Investigator Anguiano at the Jurupa Valley Sheriff Station at (951) 955-2600 or Investigator Letterly with the Central Homicide Unit at (951) 955-2777. Callers can refer to incident file number JV212750027 and can remain anonymous. Citizens may also submit a tip using the Sheriff’s Homicide Tipline online form.



Contact the writer: trevor.rcns@gmail.com

Trevor Montgomery, 50, moved in 2017 to the Intermountain area of Shasta County from Riverside County and runs Riverside County News Source (RCNS) and Shasta County News Source (SCNS).

Additionally, he writes or has written for several other news organizations; including Riverside County-based newspapers Valley News, Valley Chronicle, Anza Valley Outlook, and Hemet & San Jacinto Chronicle; the Bonsall/Fallbrook Village News in San Diego County; and Mountain Echo in Shasta County. He is also a regular contributor to Thin Blue Line TV and Law Enforcement News Network and has had his stories featured on news stations throughout the Southern California and North State regions.

Trevor spent 10 years in the U.S. Army as an Orthopedic Specialist before joining the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department in 1998. He was medically retired after losing his leg, breaking his back, and suffering both spinal cord and brain injuries in an off-duty accident. (Click here to see segment of Discovery Channel documentary of Trevor’s accident.)

During his time with the sheriff’s department, Trevor worked at several different stations; including Robert Presley Detention Center, Southwest Station in Temecula, Hemet/Valle Vista Station, Ben Clark Public Safety Training Center, and Lake Elsinore Station; along with other locations.

Trevor’s assignments included Corrections, Patrol, DUI Enforcement, Boat and Personal Water-Craft based Lake Patrol, Off-Road Vehicle Enforcement, Problem Oriented Policing Team, and Personnel/Background Investigations. He finished his career while working as a Sex Crimes and Child Abuse Investigator and was a court-designated expert in child abuse and child sex-related crimes.

Trevor has been married for more than 30 years and was a foster parent to more than 60 children over 13 years. He is now an adoptive parent and his “fluid family” includes 13 children and 18 grandchildren.

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