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Posted on: August 8, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Homicide



Sheriff Chad Bianco

Press Release:Homicide
Station Area:Perris
Written Date:August 8, 2020Time:2:00 AM
Incident Date:August 6, 2020Time:7:13 PM
Incident Location:2000 block of Mount Verdugo Lane, Perris
Reporting Officer:Sergeant Richard Carroll
File Number(s):PE202190150


Claudio Perez

On Thursday, August 6, 2020, at approximately 7:14 PM, deputies from the Perris Station responded to the 2000 block of Mount Verdugo Lane in Perris regarding a battery between two males.

Deputies arrived on scene and began to interview the involved persons. During an interview with the victim, he became unresponsive. Deputies began life-saving measures until emergency medical personnel arrived. The male, however, succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased. The decedent was identified as 37-year-old Manuel Marroquin.

Investigators from the Perris Station and the Central Homicide Unit responded and assumed the investigation. As a result of the investigation, 30-year-old, Claudio Perez of Perris was arrested and booked into custody for causing the death of Manuel Marroquin.

This is an active investigation, and no additional details are available. The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department encourages anyone with information regarding this incident to contact Central Homicide Investigator Paz at (951) 955-2777.

For media inquiries regarding this incident please contact the Media Information Bureau.

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