Riverside Police Department
Press Release


For Immediate Release

Date December 22, 2000
Contact Sergeant John DeLaRosa
Phone (909) 320-8005
Fax (909) 320-8043


Suspicious Death

Riverside, Ca-  On Thursday, December 21, 2000, at approximately 2:19 P.M., Riverside Police Officers were dispatched to a residence in the 4100 block of Mission Inn Boulevard to assist Riverside Fire personnel rendering aid to a six-month-old infant. The child was transported to Riverside Community Hospital, where the attending physician pronounced him dead at approximately 2:40 P.M. Preliminary investigation determined that the child was left in the care of another family member while the mother was at work.

The name of the infant is being withheld pending notification by the Riverside County Sheriff-Coroner.

Anyone with information related to this investigation is asked to contact Detective Bill Barnes at (909) 320-8003, or Detective Steve Johnson at (909) 320-8038.