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Posted on: December 1, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Homicide



Sheriff Chad Bianco

Press Release:Homicide
Station Area:Perris
Written Date:November 26, 2021Time:11:25 PM
Incident Date:November 26, 2021Time:1:51 AM
Incident Location:4000 block of N. Perris Blvd, Perris
Reporting Officer:Sergeant Richard Carroll
File Number(s):PE213300006


The suspects in the murder of George Torres have been identified as 23-year-old Edgar Ortega-Sanchez and 18-year-old Bryan Ortega. The suspects are brothers and residents of Perris. They have been arrested and booked into custody. The case has been submitted to the Riverside County District Attorney’s office, and murder charges have been filed.

Edgar Ortega-Sanchez
Bryan Ortega


On Friday, November 26, 2021, at 1:51 AM, deputies responded to a business in the 4000 block of N. Perris Boulevard in Perris for a report of an assault with a deadly weapon. Deputies arrived within minutes and located an unconscious adult male with traumatic injuries. Despite life-saving efforts by deputies and medical personnel, the victim was pronounced deceased at the scene. The victim has been identified as 25-year-old George Torres from Moreno Valley.

Investigators from the Perris Station and Central Homicide Unit responded and assumed the investigation. The investigation is ongoing, and currently, there are no additional details available for release.

The Riverside County Sheriff's Department encourages anyone with information regarding the incident to contact Central Homicide Investigator Robertson at (951) 955-2777.

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

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