Riverside Police Department
Press Release


For Immediate Release

Date June 11, 2002
Contact Sergeant Paul Villanueva 
Phone (909) 320-8093
Fax (909)320-8043


Suspicious Death Investigation

Riverside, Ca-  At approximately 6:00 p.m., Riverside Police Officers were called to a residence located near the 4000 block of Heide Road regarding an apparent suicide victim. An adult female residing at the location was found deceased, in her bedroom, by family members. She may have died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Riverside Police Detectives from the Homicide Unit, along with the Riverside County Coronerís Office, were summoned to investigate the death. The exact cause of death is pending a Coronerís autopsy report. The name of the victim will be released by the Coronerís office after all family members have been notified.

Anyone with further information regarding this incident is encouraged to telephone Detective Kensinger at (909) 320-8093.