Murder-Suicide suspected after Redding teen reports hearing gunfire from parent’s bedroom

REDDING, Calif., — Reports of shots fired inside a Redding home led to the discovery of two deceased persons who had both sustained fatal gunshot injuries yesterday morning, Tuesday, April 12. Authorities say murder-suicide is suspected in the shooting, which occurred at a home in the 900 block of Del Moll Drive. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Search continuing after man […]

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Murder-suicide suspected after man and woman found deceased inside Whitewater residence

WHITEWATER, Calif., — Authorities say a check the welfare call in the unincorporated area of Whitewater led to the discovery of two bodies Tuesday evening, Dec. 28. Deputies were sent to the home, located in the 13000 block of Mesquite Road, after a concerned 911 caller reported not having heard from the homeowner, according to officials.  LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Porch-pirates […]

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Murder-suicide investigation continuing after Menifee man calls 911 and reports shooting wife, then kills self

MENIFEE, Calif. — Authorities say a man who called 911 and reported that he had just shot his wife then turned his gun on himself while shocked emergency dispatchers listened in early yesterday morning, Wednesday, July 7. Officials are calling the double fatal shooting a murder-suicide, but have not released any known  reason why the shooting may have occurred or […]

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Couple dead after Corona murder-suicide, investigation continuing

CORONA, Calif. — Officials say two people are dead following a suspected murder-suicide that occurred in Corona on Wednesday, May 19. The deadly incident happened at a private residence in the 1300 block of Stein Way, northwest of Foothill Parkway and Lincoln Avenue, according to officials. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Fight between women leaves five shot, one dead in Hemet […]

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Two dead after Riverside barricaded standoff

RIVERSIDE, Calif. — Authorities say two people are dead after gunshots rang out in a Riverside mobile home park, leading to an hours-long standoff yesterday afternoon, Saturday, April 10. Three children who were inside the residence when the shooting occurred were safely evacuated and are now with other family members after the incident, which occurred at the King Arthur Mobile […]

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UPDATE: Beaumont murder-suicide investigation continuing – Deceased ID’d

UPDATED: Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2:30 p.m. See original Story below. Beaumont murder-suicide investigation continuing – Deceased ID’d BEAUMONT, Calif. — Authorities in Beaumont are investigating a murder-suicide after a man shot and killed his neighbor before turning the gun on himself late Saturday evening, Sept. 26. The fatal encounter, which was reported by the gunman’s wife, happened at a private […]

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UPDATE: Claiming to have just killed his wife, Redding man fatally stabs self in front of officers – Both now ID’d

UPDATED: Wednesday, Aug. 5, 3:05 p.m., With coroner’s release of victim’s names and additional details released by authorities. Originally published Tuesday, Aug. 4, 11:55 a.m. REDDING, Calif. — Officials today are continuing a murder-suicide investigation, after a man allegedly murdered his wife before turning a knife on himself. Authorities say the alleged suspect repeatedly and fatally stabbed himself in front […]

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Menifee officials investigating apparent murder-suicide – 4 dead

MENIFEE, Calif. — Authorities in Menifee are investigating a suspected murder-suicide after a man fatally shot three family members and before reportedly turning the gun on himself, Monday afternoon, April 6. The apparent murder-suicide happened at a private residence on the 31000 block of Sherman Rd., near Freedom Lane, according to Riverside County Sheriff’s officials. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: UPDATE: […]

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UPDATE: Mead Valley murder-suicide investigation ongoing

UPDATED: Tuesday, Oct. 13, 8:45 p.m., With additional details. MEAD VALLEY — Authorities are continuing to investigate a suspected murder-suicide that occurred in the unincorporated community of Mead Valley Friday evening, Oct. 11. According to officials, the investigation began after a woman’s lifeless body was discovered at a residence on the 20000 block of Rider St. A short time later […]

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UPDATE: Murder-suicide confirmed in Hemet fire that killed 2

UPDATED: Tuesday, Jan. 1, 8:30 a.m. See original story, 25 photos, and 4 videos below. HEMET — A suspicious residential blaze that left two women dead has been confirmed by fire and police officials to have been a murder-suicide. The pair was reportedly related as aunt and niece, ages 79 and 54, with one of the two acting as caretaker […]

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