On Friday, February 9, 2018 at about 2:12 am, Moreno Valley Police officers were dispatched to an “Assault with a Deadly Weapon” call located in the 23200 block of Hemlock Avenue, in the city of Moreno Valley. Officers arrived and found an adult female with serious injuries. CAL Fire and paramedics arrived and transported the victim to a local hospital, where she succumbed to her injuries. Within minutes of receiving the assault call, Moreno Valley Police officers located the suspect vehicle, and took the suspect into custody. The suspect is identified as Krystoffer Hicks, 26 years of Moreno Valley. The Riverside Sheriff’s Central Homicide Unit and Moreno Valley Police detectives have assumed the investigation.
The victim’s identity is being withheld pending death notification to her family. Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to call Investigator Chris Barajas of the Sheriff’s Central Homicide Unit at (951) 955-2777 or Detective Leon at (951) 486-6700. Citizens may also submit a tip using the Sheriff's Homicide Tipline online form.
Citizens may also submit a tip using the Sheriff's Homicide Tipline online form.
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