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Posted on: October 24, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Homicide

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Riverside County Sheriff's Department Press Release

Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Ben Ramirez

File # Y222960015


On October 23, 2022, at 9:41 AM, deputies assigned to the Thermal Sheriff’s Station were dispatched to assist another agency with an investigation and met with residents at a home in the 85300 block of Avenue 52 in Coachella. Inside a casita attached to the main residence, deputies found a deceased male adult and a deceased female adult with significant trauma. Deputies maintained security at the house and the Thermal Station Investigations Bureau responded to the scene. Based on the circumstances, the Central Homicide Unit also responded and assumed the investigation.

The identity of the victims will not be released pending notification to next of kin and the Coroner’s Bureau investigation. The investigation is currently on-going and no further information will be released at this time.

If anyone has information regarding this incident, they are encouraged to call Investigator Burgie of the Thermal Station at 760-863-8990 or Investigator Anderson of the Central Homicide Unit at 951-955-2777.

Citizens may also submit a tip using the Sheriff's Homicide Tipline online form.

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

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