Riverside Police Department
Press Release


For Immediate Release

Date December 11, 2002
Contact Sergeant Brian Baitx
Phone (909) 320-8022
Fax (909) 320-8043


Homicide Investigation

Riverside, Ca-  On Tuesday, December 10th at about 6:30 PM the Riverside Police Department received a call about several subjects involved in fight near the 4600 block of Hedrick Avenue. While Officers were responding to that incident, another call was received reporting an assault victim in a vehicle at Jones Street and Hole Avenue. Officers arrived at Jones and Hole where a male adult victim was found. He was transported via ambulance to Riverside Community Hospital.

After interviewing witnesses at both scenes it appears the two calls were related. Detectives responded to conduct interviews and collect evidence at both locations.

The victim of the assault was treated at the Riverside Community Hospital Emergency Room but did not survive. His name is being withheld pending notification of family members.

At this time the investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information about this crime should call Detective Jeffrey Joseph at 909-320-8049.

Riverside Police File # P3-02-344-238.