RIVERSIDE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT
Sheriff Chad Bianco
|August 12, 2021
|August 11, 2021
|9000 block of Mission Blvd., Jurupa Valley
|Sergeant Ed Baeza
|Erik Darryl Martinez
The suspect in this investigation has been identified as 29 year old, Erik Darryl Martinez. If anyone has information regarding this investigation, they are encouraged to call Investigator Letterly with the Central Homicide Unit at 951-955-2777.
Citizens may also submit a tip using the Sheriff's Homicide Tipline online form.
On August 11, 2021, at 5:27 p.m., deputies from the Jurupa Valley Sheriff Station responded to the 9000 block of Mission Blvd., Jurupa Valley, regarding a possible carjacking and assault with a deadly weapon. Upon arrival, deputies located one male victim suffering from multiple injuries who was pronounced deceased. The suspect fled the scene prior to the deputies arrival. Deputies secured the area as a crime scene. The Central Homicide Unit responded and assumed the investigation.
The victim has not been identified and his identify will be held until next of kin notification is made. The investigation is currently on-going and no further information will be released at this time. If anyone has information regarding this investigation, they are encouraged to call Investigator Letterly with the Central Homicide Unit at 951-955-2777 or Investigator Liu at the Jurupa Valley Station at 951-955-2600.
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