Riverside Police Department
Press Release


For Immediate Release

Date November 21, 2003
Contact Lt. John Carpenter
Phone (909) 320-8039
Fax (909) 320-8043


Compton Man Arrested for Double Homicide

Riverside, Ca- On Tuesday, June 24 2003, 26 year-old Michelle Robidoux of Riverside and 15 year-old Katie Brennan of Riverside were found deceased inside their home at 5296 Jurupa Ave. Both victims sustained multiple gunshot wounds. The motive appears to revolve around narcotics activity.

Information developed over the last several months from witness interviews and a review of the investigation and evidence lead to the arrest of 24 year-old Phillip Oville of Compton, CA. He was booked into the Robert Presley Detention Center for 459 PC Burglary and 2 counts of 187 PC Murder. He is facing charges of First Degree Murder with Special Circumstances. The Special Circumstances include enhancements for Multiple Murders.

This investigation is not complete and investigators are releasing little information at this time. Anyone with information related to this case is urged to contact Detective Ron Whitt at 909-320-8003.