For Immediate Release
|Date||March 15, 2002|
|Contact||Sergeant Gary Crawford|
Riverside, CA – On March 13, 2002 officers from the Riverside Police Department responded to an apartment in the 1200 block of Blaine Street in reference to an injured man. Officers found a deceased male inside an apartment that appeared to have been stabbed to death. The identification of the victim and cause of death is pending at this time.
A subject who is believed to the roommate of the victim has been arrested for the homicide. The suspect has been identified as:
Bhanwar Singh Purohit
31 years old
Anyone with information on this crime is urged to contact Detective Jeff Joseph at (909) 320-8049 or Detective Keith Kensinger at (909) 320-8034.