Riverside Police Department
Press Release


For Immediate Release

Date September 30, 2003
Contact Sergeant John Capen
Phone (909) 320-8000
Fax (909) 320-8043


Male Found Dead in Backyard

Riverside, Ca-  Shortly after 8 pm on Tuesday, September 30, 2003, Riverside Police Officers responded to the 4000 block of Haverford Avenue to investigate the circumstances surrounding the death of a 34-year-old male. Acquaintance’s had gone to the male’s residence to check on his welfare after he failed to show at work that evening. Upon entering the backyard, they discovered the subject deceased apparently from a self inflicted gunshot wound.

The investigation is ongoing pending the results of the autopsy.

Anyone with information related to this investigation is urged to contact Detective James Brandt at 320-8027.