Riverside Police Department
Press Release


For Immediate Release

Date June 17, 2002
Contact Sergeant Ed Blevins 
Phone (909) 320-8015
Fax (909)320-8043


Man Arrested in Wife's Death

Riverside, Ca-  Detectives with the Riverside Police Department have arrested a suspect for the murder of his wife. Mateo Diego 24 years old was arrested and booked into the Robert Presley Detention Center. Diego was wanted for questioning in the death of his wife, 20 years old, who was found dead on the floor of a room they had recently rented, in the 7200 block of Lydia Street. Diego was arrested in front of a nearby residence when a group of people he was standing with flagged down a patrol unit that was in the area.