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Posted on: March 10, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Homicide



Sheriff Chad Bianco

Press Release:Homicide
Station Area:Hemet
Written Date:March 9, 2020Time:11:50 PM
Incident Date:March 9, 2020Time:1:11 AM
Incident Location:60000 block of Coyote Rd., Anza
Reporting Officer:Sergeant Rick Espinoza
File Number(s):D200690027

Karina Sara Moreno Valdivia

On Monday, March 9, 2020, deputies from the Hemet Station responded to the 60000 Block of Coyote Canyon Rd., in the unincorporated area of Anza in regard to a report of a battery in progress. Deputies arrived and located two females suffering from numerous injuries. Life saving measures were given to both victims; however, one of the females died at the scene. The second victim was transported to a local hospital where she underwent surgery for her injuries.

A suspect was arrested at the scene and identified as Karina Sara Moreno Valdivia, 32 years old, out of Anza. Investigators from the Central Homicide Unit responded and assumed the investigation. There are no other suspects being sought and there are no perceived threats to the public. The names of the victims are not being released pending notification to next of kin.

This is an active investigation and anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to contact Investigator Alfaro of the Central Homicide Unit at (760)393-3528 or (951) 955-2777.

Citizens may also submit a tip using the Sheriff’s CrimeTips online form.

The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department is seeking applicants for Deputy Sheriff, Deputy Sheriff Trainee, Correctional Deputy, Sheriff’s 911 Communications Officer, and other employment opportunities such as clerical and support positions.  If you are interested in a career with us, please visit our recruiting page or call 1-888-Join-RSD

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