RIVERSIDE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT
Sheriff Chad Bianco
|Press Release:||Murder and Attempted Murder|
|Written Date:||February 9, 2020||Time:||11:45 PM|
|Incident Date:||February 9, 2020||Time:||5:12 PM|
|Incident Location:||28000 Block of Sparacio Rd., Romoland|
|Reporting Officer:||Sergeant Rick Espinoza, Central Homicide Unit|
|File Number(s):||PC200400048 / ME200420058|
On Tuesday, August 4, 2020, the investigation into the murder of Antonio Quintero, 20 years old out of Romoland continued. Kenneth Harmon, 21 years old out of Menifee was arrested for the murder of Quintero. This investigation continues and the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department encourages anyone with information regarding the incident to contact Central Homicide Investigator Barajas at (760) 393-3522 or (951) 955-2777.
On Sunday, February 9, 2020, at 5:12 PM, deputies from the Perris Station responded to an assault with great bodily injury call in the 28000 Block of Sparacio Road in the unincorporated area of Riverside County known as Romoland. Upon arrival they located two males inside of a vehicle suffering from traumatic injuries.
Medical personnel responded to the scene and transported them to a local hospital. One of the males received medical treatment for his injuries, while the other died as a result of his injuries. The Riverside County Sheriff’s Central Homicide Unit responded and assumed the investigation.
This is an active investigation and no additional details are currently available. The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department encourages anyone with information regarding the incident to contact Central Homicide Investigator Barajas at (760) 393-3522 or (951) 955-2777.
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