Riverside Police Department
Press Release


For Immediate Release

Date June 29, 2001
Contact Sergeant Jay Theuer
Phone (909) 320-8022
Fax (909) 320-8043


Murder Investigation

Riverside, Ca-  On Friday afternoon at approximately 5:30 p.m., a woman was stabbed to death.  The crime occurred in the driveway to the Bunker Hill apartment complex located at 5475 Canyon Crest Avenue.  The assailant stabbed the victim several times before fleeing the scene in his vehicle.

Several citizen witnesses called the police and provided them with a description of the subject and his vehicle.  The police helicopter spotted the suspect vehicle as it was leaving the area.  The vehicle was stopped a short time later by patrol officers working in the area.

A subject was identified and later arrested for the murder of the woman.  The subject has been identified as Ronnie Steven Martin, DOB 08-01-1965.  Martin has been booked in the Robert Presley Detention Center on murder charges.

RPD Case Number P3-01-180-229